High Cost Device

A High Cost Device is an expensive MEDICAL DEVICE and represents a disproportionate cost relative to the total cost of the relevant episode in terms of volume and cost.

Description

A High Cost Device is a MEDICAL DEVICE.

A High Cost Device is an expensive MEDICAL DEVICE and represents a disproportionate cost relative to the total cost of the relevant episode in terms of volume and cost.

A High Cost Device will only be used in a subset of cases within a Healthcare Resource Group and/or used in a subset of Health Care Providers delivering SERVICES under a specific Healthcare Resource Group.

For further information on High Cost Devices  see the NHS Improvement  website at Developing the national tariff.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural High Cost Devices