Consultants legally obliged to publish private healthcare fees

PHIN is contacting practitioners to help them meet requirements

Adam Saville
clock • 3 min read

Following investigation by the CMA which found a lack of transparency in patient charges

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) is contacting consultants treating privately funded patients in the UK, asking them to provide the fees they charge to self-pay patients, following new requirements laid out by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). A recent investigation by the CMA found a lack of transparency in the charges patients can expect to pay when accessing private care and as a result hospitals are encouraged to support patient choice and sign-up to the price transparency measures. Self-pay Currently the new requirements, which came into effect earl...

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