Since 1st October 2018 the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) has managed national operational oversight of Excess Treatment Costs (ETCs). Our regional NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network (Y&H CRN) manages this process across Yorkshire and Humber, meaning that any applications for ETCs within Yorkshire and Humber should be applied for under this system via the Schedule of Events Cost Attribution Template (SoECAT), liaising with the local AcoRD specialists who can be contacted via the CRN’s study support services.
The following links provide access to and guidance on how to complete the SoECAT:
When there is an ETC incurred at a general practice, the practice needs to pay out the cost first and it will be reimbursed. ETCs are reimbursed to practices at Q2 if they meet a minimum threshold of £100, or at Q4 if they do not reach the threshold.
You can read more about ETCs online: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/researchers/collaborations-services-and-support-for-your-research/run-your-study/excess-treatment-costs.htm