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Personal Administration claims to PPA - dispensing fees

Personal Administration claims to PPA - dispensing fees

The legislation for payment is set out in Section 17 and Annex G of the Statement of Financial Entitlements (Amendment) (No 2) Directions 2006. Click here for the full document. The contents from the appropriate annex are set out below.

Flu vaccinations

The procedure for claims for flu vaccinations is exactly the same as for all personally administered items.

Dispensing fees - non-dispensing Practices

The dispensing fee is calculated on the basis of the total number of prescriptions items submitted each month, calculated separately for each individual practitioner, in bands as follows:


Up to 400

£2.406

401 - 500

£2.373

501 - 600

£2.343

601 - 700

£2.315

701 - 800

£2.289

801 - 900

£2.265

901 - 1250

£2.242

1251 - 1750

£2.222

1751 - 2000

£2.204

2001 - 2500

£2.187

2501 - 3000

£2.173

3001 - 3500

£2.161

3501 - 4000

£2.150

4001 and over

£2.142

Dispensing fees - dispensing Practices


Up to 400

£2.309

401 - 500

£2.276

501 - 600

£2.246

601 - 700

£2.218


701 - 800

£2.192

801 - 900

£2.168

901 - 1250

£2.145

1251 - 1750

£2.125

1751 - 2000

£2.107

2001 - 2500

£2.090

2501 - 3000

£2.076

3001 - 3500

£2.064

3501 - 4000

£2.053

4001 and over

£2.045

The dispensing fee is calculated on the basis of the total number of prescriptions submitted each month, calculated separately for each individual practitioner, in bands as follows:

If the Practice is submitting more than 400 prescriptions it is financially beneficial to split them into batches for each doctor.

There is a spreadsheet for making PPA claims in the Practice and Operations index of the Members Library. If you are not a Member, click  for information about the benefits of membership and how to subscribe.