Tariff Tip: Flexitol Heel Balm on prescription

Q:I have a prescription for Flexitol Heel Balm 112g, will we be reimbursed?

A: No, you would not get reimbursed for the prescription as it is currently written.

Flexitol Heel Balm carries a CE mark making it an appliance. It is allowed on FP10 as it is listed in part IXA of the England and Wales Drug Tariff with a number of pack sizes.

However, with appliance products, you can only supply the pack sizes listed in the tariff otherwise it will be disallowed. There is no 112g or 56g pack size listed. You cannot simply supply the nearest pack size(s).

England & Wales Drug Tariff part IXA
Flexitol Pack sizes listed
40g
75g
200g
500g

The above packs are also listed in the following UK tariffs:

Scottish Drug Tariff Part 2 Dressings

Northern Ireland Drug Tariff Part III list of Appliances

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