ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER)

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National Codes: 
ODS Default Codes:VPP00 - Private PATIENTS / Overseas Visitor liable for charge
 XMD00 - Commissioner Code for Ministry of Defence (MoD) Healthcare
 YDD82 - Episodes funded directly by the National Commissioning Group for England (Retired September 2018)

Notes:
ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) is the same as attribute ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER.

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) is the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER of the Organisation commissioning health care.

For Commissioning Data Sets, the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) should always be the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER of the original commissioner to support the National Tariff Payment System.

The NHS England document "Who pays? Determining responsibility for payments to providers" sets out a framework for establishing responsibility for commissioning an individual's care within the NHS, (i.e. determining who pays for a PATIENT’s care.)

The document includes information on the following:

For further information on this document contact NHS England at "Contact us".

Where NHS England is the responsible commissioner for a specialised SERVICE, based on the NHS England Commissioner Assignment Method (CAM), one of the Specialised Commissioning Hub ORGANISATION IDENTIFIERS should be used depending on which Health Care Provider delivered the SERVICE, e.g. NHS Trust, Independent Sector Healthcare Provider.

The NHS Digital website provides a mapping list of which Health Care Providers map to which Specialised Commissioning Hub. The mapping can be found on the Organisation Data Service web pages at: Provider to Commissioning Hub Mapping.

ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) will be replaced with ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER), when it has been approved for use in national information standards.

 

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