Virgin Care has demanded more money for a controversial prime provider contract it signed with commissioners in Staffordshire last year, HSJ has learned.
East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has said it is “resisting” requests from the company for more money for the £270m prime provider contract.
Virgin is responsible for commissioning services for people with long term conditions
Both the CCG and Virgin Care have refused to confirm the amount being asked for, however, sources have told HSJ the private provider has asked for nearly £5m extra….read more
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