National Health Service – National Health Service Commissioning Board. On the proper interpretation of health care services, in s 115 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the use of the whole population annual payment mechanism as a method of remunerating providers of health care services did not offend against the relevant provisions. Accordingly, the Administrative Court dismissed the claimant's application for judicial review of the defendant's draft contract, setting out the whole population annual payment mechanism.