Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice 2020

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 2020.

(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 2020.

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 2019, which was published in the New Zealand Gazette, 27 June 2019, Notice No. 2019-go2897 and became effective from 1 July 2019.

Dated this 15th day of June 2020.

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

398.50
 

(b) first partial fee

227.50
 

(c) last partial fee

162.50
(2) third trimester:  
 

(a) full fee

384.00
 

(b) first partial fee

162.50
 

(c) last partial fee

214.50
2 Maternity LMC Labour and Birth Services (WM1008) Fees (GST Excl)
(1) labour and birth:  
 

(a) first birth

1445.50
 

(b) VBAC

1445.50
 

(c) subsequent birth

1133.50
(2) labour and birth if a general practitioner or obstetrician has used hospital midwifery services:  
 

(a) first birth

517.00
 

(b) VBAC

517.00
 

(c) subsequent birth

395.50
(3) homebirth supplies and support 584.00
(4) birthing unit support 298.50
(5) labour and birth (exceptional circumstances) 403.00
(6) labour and birth rural support 663.00
3 Maternity LMC Postnatal Services (WM1009) (Services Following Birth) Fees (GST Excl)
(1) services following birth:  
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

637.00
 

(ii) first partial fee

312.00
 

(iii) last partial fee

312.00
 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

716.00
 

(ii) first partial fee

351.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

351.50
 

(c) additional postnatal visits

205.50
(2) services following birth if a general practitioner or obstetrician has used hospital midwifery services:  
 

(a) received inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

98.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

49.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

49.50
 

(b) no inpatient postnatal care:

 
 

(i) full fee

132.00
 

(ii) first partial fee

66.00
 

(iii) last partial fee

66.00
(3) rural travel:  
 

(a) semi rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

198.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

97.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

97.50
 

(b) rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

299.00
 

(ii) first partial fee

145.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

145.50
 

(c) remote rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

530.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

260.00
 

(iii) last partial fee

260.00
4 Maternity Non-LMC Services (WM1000) Fees (GST Excl)
(1) first trimester services:  
 

(a) without threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

121.00
 

(b) with threatened miscarriage, miscarriage or termination

165.00
(2) urgent normal hours pregnancy care 44.00
(3) urgent out of hours pregnancy care 66.00
(4) non-LMC labour and birth (rural support) 549.50
(5) urgent postnatal care 44.00
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