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Professional Fees

Updated on Friday, 1 April 2016, 1187 views

The BMA used to provide guidance on what fee could be charged by doctors for the provision of services that fall outside of national agreement, however, following discussion with the competition authorities and in line with the Competition Act 1998, this was stopped.

. Therefore, doctors are responsible for setting and agreeing their own fees in advance of undertaking this type of work.

Work for which doctors can charge a fee includes:

A table to assist GPs and practices with Fees Guidance in response to information requests from patients, insurance companies, local authorities, Government agencies, employers or private organisations can be downloaded here: Fee Guidance for GPs who Receive Information Requests.

Why do Gps Charge fees

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