The former chief executive of NHS Tayside was given a £90,000 pay-off, it has been reported.
Lesley McLay quit her role following a series of financial scandals at the health board.
The value of her exit package has been the subject of widespread speculation, with the health board denying claims this week the deal was worth more than £300,000.
A source with knowledge of the payments said the actual sum was £90,000. Of that, £64,000 was for six months’ full pay post-departure, £19,000 pension contributions and £7,000 for unused annual leave, it is believed.
Earlier this week, Labour MSP Jenny Marra reported the figure to be more than £300,000.
A spokeswoman for the health board said: “NHS Tayside chairman John Brown has today written to Jenny Marra in her capacity as convener of the public audit and post-legislative scrutiny committee to provide details of the payments issued to former chief executive Ms Lesley McLay on the termination of her employment at the board.
“As stated on Monday, the payments are legal and contractual entitlements and no additional payments have or will be made by NHS Tayside.”
The Auditor General has said she will look at any severance deal as part of planned audit work on NHS Tayside and will report the details publicly.
Former nurse Ms McLay, who was earning £125,000 a year as chief executive, was at the helm of NHS Tayside at a time when the board suffered a series of cash crises.
It is set to owe £45 million to the Scottish Government from bail-out loans required because the organisation could not break even.
The board needs to make £50m of savings this year alone if it is to balance the books for 2018-19.
It emerged this year that £2.7m of charity donations to NHS Tayside’s endowment fund were used to cover general expenditure.
A Scottish Labour spokesman said: “Had NHS Tayside been honest and transparent in the first place, the board could have gone some way to repairing trust with patients and staff.”