Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2019

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 2019.
    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 2019.
  3. Amendment to Schedule 1—The principal notice is amended by revoking Schedule 1 and substituting the new Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule to this notice.
  4. Revocation—The following notice is revoked:
    1. The Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2018, which was published in the New Zealand Gazette, 28 June 2018, Notice No. 2018-go3087, and became effective from 1 July 2018.

Dated this 11th day of June 2019.

Hon Dr DAVID CLARK, Minister of Health.


Schedule

Schedule 1: Fees

1

Maternity LMC Antenatal Services (WM1007)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

first and second trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

390.00

 

(b) first partial fee

222.50

 

(c) last partial fee

159.00

(2)

third trimester:

 

 

(a) full fee

376.00

 

(b) first partial fee

159.00

 

(c) last partial fee

210.00

2

Maternity LMC Labour and Birth Services (WM1008)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

labour and birth:

 
 

(a) first birth

1414.50

 

(b) VBAC

1414.50

 

(c) subsequent birth

1109.50

(2)

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

 
 

(a) first birth

506.00

 

(b) VBAC

506.00

 

(c) subsequent birth

387.00

(3)

homebirth supplies and support

571.50

(4)

birthing unit support

292.00

(5)

labour and birth (exceptional circumstances)

394.50

(6)

labour and birth rural support

649.00

3

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

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

services following birth:

 
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

623.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

305.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

305.50
 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

700.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

344.00
 

(iii) last partial fee

344.00

 

(c) additional postnatal visits

201.00

(2)

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

 
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

96.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

48.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

48.50

 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 

 

(i) full fee

129.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

64.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

64.50

(3)

rural travel:

 
 

(a) semi rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

194.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

95.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

95.50

 

(b) rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

292.50

 

(ii) first partial fee

142.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

142.50

 

(c) remote rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

519.00

 

(ii) first partial fee

254.50

 

(iii) last partial fee

254.50

4

Maternity Non-LMC Services (WM1000)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

first trimester services:

 
 

(a) without threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

118.50

 

(b) with threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

161.50

(2)

urgent normal hours pregnancy care

43.00

(3)

urgent out of hours pregnancy care

64.50

(4)

non-LMC labour and birth (rural support)

538.00

(5)

urgent postnatal care

43.00

5

Maternity radiology specialist consult (WM1005)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

ultrasound scans

80.00

6

Maternity obstetrician specialist consult (WM1002)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

consulting obstetrician services:

 
 

(a) first consultation

82.00

 

(b) subsequent consultation

41.00

7

Maternity paediatrician specialist consult (WM1004)

Fees (GST Excl)

(1)

consulting paediatrician services:

 
 

(a) first consultation

92.00

 

(b) subsequent consultation

41.00