CQC - Fees 2018/2019 Consultation

27 Oct, 2017

Last year following consultation CQC completed the path to achieve full chargeable cost recovery, set over a two-year period for most providers in line with government requirement. The exception was for community social care providers (including home care providers) whose trajectory was set over four years.

CQC recognise the financial challenges that providers face, and CQC do not underestimate the impact of fees on providers. CQC proposals for 2018/19 will seek to make sure that the fees scheme continues to distribute fees in a proportionate way for all registered providers.

The feedback will be analysed from this consultation in January 2018, when CQC will prepare a response and a final fees scheme. CQC’s Board will recommend the scheme to the Secretary of State, whose consent is required in order for the scheme to come into effect. CQC expect to publish their response and our final fees scheme in March 2018, for implementation on 1 April 2018.

You can find the consultation document and respond using the online form by visiting the consultation page on CQC website

The consultation is open for responses until midday on 18 January 2018. The letter that will be sent to all registered providers from Sir David Behan.

Download the consultation document from here.

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