WELCOME TO POAC - AUCKLAND REGION
COVID-19 FUNDING AND NOTIFICATION PROCESS
The e-Notification via Care Connect should be used to submit all Covid-19 notifications to Auckland Regional Public Health Service.
Reimbursement for activity is based on the patient paying no co-payment and is to be applied regardless of Residency status, as below:
1. Medical Assessment, no swab, discharge home, recommend patient is followed up by phone or text by practice within 3 days: $120 excl GST
2. Medical Assessment, swab, management of symptoms, patient discharged home to self-isolate, negative results followed up with patient by practice: $250 excl GST
3. Medical Assessment, no swab, management of symptoms, patient referred to hospital, results followed up with patient: $250 excl GST
The e-referral will automatically generate a payment to the referring provider. Do not submit a POAC referral.
Retrospective submissions: For prior activity, please use the e-Notification form and ensure patients are reimbursed for any co-payment they may have incurred for the consultation
Refer to the full Auckland Regional HealthPathway & Primary Care Algorithm here