Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2016

Pursuant to section 88 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000, the Crown issues the following notice.

Notice

1. Title—(1) This notice is the Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2016.

(2) In this notice, the Primary Maternity Services Notice 2007, which was published as a Supplement to the New Zealand Gazette, 13 April 2007, No. 41, page 1025, and became effective from 1 July 2007, is called the “principal notice”.

2. Commencement—This notice comes into force on 1 March 2016.

3. Amendment—The principal notice is amended by revoking Schedule 1 and substituting the new Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule to this notice.

4. Transitional provision relating to implementation of amendment—(1) The default transitional provisions in clause A12 of the principal notice apply to this amendment.

(2) For the purposes of applying the default transitional provisions, the implementation date for this amendment is 1 July 2015.

Schedule

Schedule 1: Fees

1

Maternity LMC Antenatal Services (WM1007)

Fees (GST Excl)
$

(1)

First and second trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

313.50

 

(b) first partial fee

179.00

 

(c) last partial fee

128.00

(2)

Third trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

303.00

 

(b) first partial fee

128.00

 

(c) last partial fee

169.00

2

Maternity LMC Labour and Birth Services (WM1008)

 

(1)

Labour and birth:

 
  (a) first birth

1139.50

  (b) VBAC

1139.50

  (c) subsequent birth

893.50

(2)

Labour and birth if a general practitioner or obstetrician has used hospital midwifery services:

 
 

(a) first birth

482.00

 

(b) VBAC

482.00

 

(c) subsequent birth

369.00

(3)

Homebirth supplies and support

460.00

(4)

Birthing unit support

256.00

(5)

Labour and birth (exceptional circumstances)

318.00

(6)

Labour and birth rural support

523.00

3

Maternity LMC Postnatal Services (WM1009) (Services Following Birth)

 

(1)

Services following birth:

 
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

502.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

246.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

246.00

 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

564.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

277.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

277.00

 

(c) additional postnatal visits

162.00

(2)

Services following birth if a general practitioner or obstetrician has used hospital midwifery services:

 
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

92.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

46.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

46.00

 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

123.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

61.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

61.50

(3)

Rural travel:

 
 

(a) semi rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

157.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

77.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

77.00

 

(b) rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

235.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

115.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

115.00

 

(c) remote rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

418.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

205.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

205.00

4

Maternity Non-LMC Services (WM1000)

 

(1)

First trimester services:

 
 

(a) without threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

113.00

 

(b) with threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

154.00

(2)

Urgent normal hours pregnancy care

41.00

(3)

Urgent out of hours pregnancy care

61.50

(4)

Non-LMC labour and birth (rural support)

512.50

(5)

Urgent postnatal care

41.00

5

Maternity radiology specialist consult (WM1005)

 

(1)

Ultrasound scans

80.00

6

Maternity obstetrician specialist consult (WM1002)

 

(1)

Consulting obstetrician services:

 
 

(a) first consultation

82.00

 

(b) subsequent consultation

41.00

7

Maternity paediatrician specialist consult (WM1004)

 

(1)

Consulting paediatrician services:

 
 

(a) first consultation

92.00

 

(b) subsequent consultation

41.00

 

Dated this 11th day of February 2016.

Hon JONATHAN COLEMAN, Minister of Health.