Ministerial Decisions relating to benefits (FOI)
Ministerial Decisions relating to benefits (FOI) Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 11 October 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
Please confirm the following details:
The date when the last Ministerial Decision was made regarding the benefits paid to Pharmacists for their fees for service, and the amount.
The date when the last Ministerial Decision was made regarding the benefits paid to Doctors for their fees for service, and the amount.
Has there ever been a Ministerial Decision taken to freeze the Health Insurance benefit paid to the Pharmacists and Doctors, if so what date, and how much in each case?
The date of the last Ministerial Decision regarding the professional fees paid to Pharmacists was 27 August 2014 where a fee of £3.51 was set for each of the first 50,000 items per annum and £3.13 paid per item per annum thereafter.
The rate of Medical Benefit is provided by the Health Insurance (Medical Benefit) (Jersey) Regulation and is not modified by Ministerial decision.
Ministerial Decisions have not been made and are not required in cases where no changes are made to the value of Pharmaceutical or Medical Benefit.