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1 April 2020 to 7 June 2020

Due to lower activity contracts were subject to a 16.75% abatement. This did not apply to Urgent Dental Care Centres.

8 June 2020 to 1 January 2021

Contracts were expected to deliver at least 20% of their usual activity volumes.

Further information on how to calculate baseline activity and how this affects you was issued by:

1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021

From this point contracts were measured on their standard metrics, units of dental activity (UDA), units of orthodontic activity (UOA) and courses of treatment (COT).

Contracts were expected to meet a percentage of their contracted target in this period:

  • 45% for UDAs
  • 70% for UOAs

Funds were subject to clawback if targets were not met. Further guidance was published in Issue 7, Preparedness letter for primary dental care.

1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021

Contracts were expected to meet a percentage of their contracted target in this period:

  • 60% for UDAs
  • 80% for UOAs

Funds were subject to clawback if targets were not met. Further guidance was published in Issue 8, Preparedness letter for primary dental care.

1 October 2021 to 30 December 2021

Contracts are expected to meet 100% of their contracted target.

Clawback will not be applied to contacts meeting:

  • 65% of their target for UDAs
  • 85% of their target for UOAs

The rate of clawback will reduce proportionally down to a lower level of:

  • 52% for UDAs
  • 60% for UOAs

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