New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25

3 April 2024

New general ophthalmic services fees for 2024/25

From 1 April 2024, there is new guidance setting out fees for general ophthalmic services, including:

  • ​NHS sight test fee and NHS domiciliary fees
  • NHS optical voucher values
  • Continuing education and training payment for 2023, payable in 2024
  • Grant payable to supervisors of pre-registration trainees

You can read the guidance here in full.

The new fee structure has been updated in PCSE Online and will be applied to all GOS1, GOS5 and GOS6 claims submitted from 1 April 2024 onwards.

The new fees will be applied to all GOS3 and GOS4 claims with a date of 1 April 2024 or onwards in Part 4 patient declaration date (collection date).

PCSE would like to also remind you of the validity period for GOS claims:

  • GOS1, GOS5 and GOS6 – this is 3 months from date of sight test, and includes the submission, processing and payment of the claim
  • GOS3 and GOS4 – this is 3 months from date glasses/contact lenses are supplied/collected, and includes the submission, processing and payment of the claim.

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