Details of the Request
This information relates to multi-disciplinary meetings(E.g. for cancer patients), and in particular for private patients discussed at the NHS MDT meeting.
- Can the Trust confirm whether it has received payment from private medical insurance companies for discussion of privately insured patients in the Trust multi-disciplinary team MDT meetings?
- Can the Trust confirm which private medical insurance companies have remunerated any such charge for MDT discussion in the last 3 years?
- Can the Trust confirm if individual private patients are invoiced for MDT discussion, if he/she does not have private medical insurance?
- The amount of the current charge levied against private patients/insurance companies for each MDT discussion episode.
Details of the Response
The Trust does not provide care on a private basis to patients required to be discussed as part of an MDT approach to care.