(09) 535 7218 (Mon-Fri, 8.30-4.30)

Primary Options for Acute Care (POAC) Auckland Region

POAC (Primary Options for Acute Care) is a service covering the Tāmaki Makaurau region (this includes Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau, and Te Whatu Ora Waitematā) providing healthcare professionals access to a range of funded healthcare services in the community.  Our key focus is on ensuring the right care is provided in a convenient location and in a timely manner.

The POAC coordination team facilitates access to existing infrastructure and resources in the community to provide a range of both acute and planned care services.

The aim of the POAC service is to deliver timely, flexible, and coordinated care, meeting the healthcare needs of individual patients in a community setting (and usually close to home or work).

Referrals can be made directly to POAC by a health professional, or to discuss a case please call (09) 535 7218 or email referral@poac.co.nz

COVID Care Claiming Deadlines

October 31, 2023
Important message regarding claiming cut-off dates for COVID-19:Please note that all COVID-19 claims up to 26TH SEPTEMBER 2022 must be submitted by 5 NOVEMBER 2023. From here the following schedule will be followed (no exceptions will be accepted)As at 31/12/24 claims accepted from 1 December 2...
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