Reference 2019-581

REF:            2019-581

Subject:        OSV Payments and Maternity Units

 

Request:    

(a) In relation to 2018/19 how many Overseas Patients Not Eligible for Free UK Healthcare were treated in the maternity department of your Trust?

(b) How many of these patients (Overseas Patients Not Eligible for Free UK Healthcare who were treated in the maternity department of your Trust during 2018/19) have received an invoice from the Trust for the value of the care they received.

(c) If the answer to (a) is greater than the answer to (b) could you please state why not all these patients were sent an invoice for their care.

(d) In relation to the patients who received a bill, what is the total value of all those invoices?

(e) How many of the invoices sent to patients in (b) have not been paid and what is the total value of these as yet unpaid bills?

(f) In relation to these unpaid bills what is the single biggest outstanding amount?

(g) What is the total amount of invoices for care of any description at your hospital that were written off in the 2018/19 financial year, but which were incurred at anytime in the past?

 

 

Response:

In relation to 2018/19 how many Overseas Patients Not Eligible for Free UK Healthcare were treated in the maternity department of your Trust? 13 patients
How many of these patients (Overseas Patients Not Eligible for Free UK Healthcare who were treated in the maternity department of your Trust during 2018/19) have received an invoice from the Trust for the value of the care they received. 13 patients
If the answer to (a) is greater than the answer to (b) could you please state why not all these patients were sent an invoice for their care. N/A
In relation to the patients who received a bill, what is the total value of all those invoices? £91,081.99
How many of the invoices sent to patients in (b) have not been paid and what is the total value of these as yet unpaid bills? £35,296.87
In relation to these unpaid bills what is the single biggest outstanding amount? £8,331.00
What is the total amount of invoices for care of any description at your hospital that were written off in the 2018/19 financial year, but which were incurred at anytime in the past. Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

Please follow the link to the Trust published Annual Accounts.

 

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/about-us/trust-publications-and-declarations/annual-report/