Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Notice Amendment Notice 2018

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 2018.

(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 July 2018.

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

4. Revocation—The following notices are revoked:

  1. The Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2017, which was published in New Zealand Gazette, 27 April 2017, Issue No. 45, Notice No. 2017-go1973, and became effective from 1 May 2017.
  2. The Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2017 (No.2) 2017, which was published in New Zealand Gazette, 3 August 2017, Issue No. Notice No. 2017-go3941, and became effective from 4 August 2017.

Schedule

Schedule 1: Fees

1

Maternity LMC Antenatal Services (WM1007)

Fees (GST Excl)
$

(1)

first and second trimester:

 
 

(a) full fee

371.50

 

(b) first partial fee

212.00

 

(c) last partial fee

151.50

(2)

third trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

358.50

 

(b) first partial fee

151.50

 

(c) last partial fee

200.00

2

Maternity LMC Labour and Birth Services (WM1008)

 

(1)

labour and birth:

 

 

(a) first birth

1348.00

 

(b) VBAC

1348.00

 

(c) subsequent birth

1057.50

(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

544.50

(4)

birthing unit support

278.50

(5)

labour and birth (exceptional circumstances)

376.00

(6)

labour and birth rural support

618.50

3

Maternity LMC Postnatal Services (WM1009)

(Services Following Birth)

 

(1)

services following birth:

 

 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

594.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

291.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

291.00

 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

667.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

328.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

328.00

 

(c) additional postnatal visits

191.50

(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

185.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

91.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

91.00

 

(b) rural:

 

 

(i) full fee

279.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

136.00

 

(iii) last partial fee

136.00

 

(c) remote rural:

 

 

(i) full fee

494.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

242.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

242.50

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 Wednesday the 30th day of May 2018.

Hon Dr DAVID CLARK, Minister of Health.