Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Primary Maternity Services Amendment Notice (No. 2) 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 (No. 2) 2020.

(2) This notice amends the Primary Maternity Services Notice 2007 (“Principal Notice”), published in the New Zealand Gazette, 13 April 2007, No. 41, page 1025.

2. Commencement

This notice comes into force on 1 October 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 2020, which was published in the New Zealand Gazette, 29 June 2020, Notice No. 2020-go2803, and became effective from 1 July 2020.

5. Implementation Date

For the purposes of clause A12 of the Principal Notice, the implementation date for this notice is 1 July 2020.

Dated this 22nd day of September 2020.

Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General 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

580.00
 

(b) first partial fee

230.00
 

(c) last partial fee

350.00
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

343.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

168.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

168.50
 

(b) rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

517.50
 

(ii) first partial fee

251.50
 

(iii) last partial fee

251.50
 

(c) remote rural:

 
 

(i) full fee

918.00
 

(ii) first partial fee

450.00
 

(iii) last partial fee

450.00
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

Modules Affected

Schedule 1

LMC Third Trimester Full
LMC Third Trimester First Partial
LMC Third Trimester Last Partial
LMC Semi Rural Full
LMC Semi Rural First Partial
LMC Semi Rural Last Partial
LMC Rural Full
LMC Rural First Partial
LMC Rural Last Partial
LMC Remote Rural Full
LMC Remote Rural First Partial
LMC Remote Rural Last Partial