GP practices face CQC fee hikes of £2000 a yearBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1921 (Published 04 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i1921
- Anne Gulland
GPs have responded angrily to increases in the fees charged by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which will see some single site practices paying more than £2000 extra a year.1
Under the new fee structure for 2016-17, a single site GP practice with up to 5000 patients would see its fees increase from £616 in 2015-16 to £2187 a year; a GP practice with 5001 to 10 000 patients would see fees go up from £725 to £2574; a practice with 10 001 to 15 000 patients would see a jump in fees from £839 to £2978; and a practice with more than 15 000 patients would see a hike of …
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