A revocation to this notice was published on 28 June 2018, Notice No. 2018-go3087.

Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2017

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 2017.

(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 May 2017.

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 2016.

(3) Pursuant to clause A12(5) of the principal notice, if the applicable date of service for a payment to a maternity provider occurs on or after the implementation date of 1 July 2016, the amended fees specified in this notice will apply.

Schedule

Schedule 1: Fees

1

Maternity LMC Antenatal Services (WM1007)

Fees (GST Excl)
$

(1)

First and second trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

321.50

 

(b) first partial fee 

179.00

 

(c) last partial fee

128.00

(2)

Third trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

310.50

 

(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

1168.00

 

(b) VBAC

1168.00

 

(c) subsequent birth

916.00

(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

471.50

(4)

Birthing unit support

256.00

(5)

Labour and birth (exceptional circumstances)

318.00

(6)

Labour and birth rural support

536.00

3

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

 

(1)

Services following birth:

 

 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

514.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

246.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

246.00

 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

578.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

277.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

277.00

 

(c) additional postnatal visits

166.00

(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

161.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

  77.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

77.00

 

(b) rural:

 

 

(i) full fee

241.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

115.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

115.00

 

(c) remote rural:

 

 

(i) full fee

428.50

 

(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 27th day of April 2017.

Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN, Minister of Health.