Part 7S of the Scottish Drug Tariff was introduced in February 2013. It lists a number of Specials commonly prescribed in Scotland. Each product has a volume and a reimbursement price associated with it.
By default, Contractors are paid according to “the pack and a half rule” which simply means that payment is rounded to the nearest whole pack. So when dispensing 140ml of a product with a listed volume of 100ml, Contractors should endorse 140ml/200ml, 2 x 100ml, 2 O.P. etc. to make clear that they have had to use 2 packs to fulfil the prescription. At IPS Specials, we supply in multiples of the listed Drug Tariff pack size which makes it easier to endorse correctly.
Download the latest Scottish Drug Tariff list here
See our Specials Endorsing Guide for Scotland here
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