Service item codes and rates for Telehealth invoices

Find service item codes and rates here for Telehealth consultations during the COVID-19 response.

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    General practice (Cost of Treatment Regulations)

    Registered nurse

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    RN - regular consult NCT1 $15.00 $17.25
    RN - under 14s NCT2 $31.93 $36.72
    RN - CSC holder NCT3 $27.61 $31.75
    RN - CSC dependant NCT4 $32.83 $37.75

    Nurse practitioners (NPs)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    NP - regular consult NUT1 $27.46 $31.58
    NP - under 14s NUT2 $52.37 $60.23
    NP - CSC holder NUT3 $49.06 $56.42
    NP - CSC dependant NUT4 $53.86 $61.94

    General practitioners (GPs)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    GP - regular consult GPT1 $32.02 $36.82
    GP - under 14s GPT2 $56.94 $65.48
    GP - CSC holder GPT3 $53.33 $61.33
    GP - CSC dependant GPT4 $58.54 $67.32

    Rural general practice contract

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial and follow-up consult - up to five minutes RPC1 $25.00 $28.75
    Initial and follow-up consult - five to 20 minutes RPC2 $51.38 $59.09
    Initial and follow-up consult - 21 to 40 minutes RPC3

    $98.78

    $113.60

    Urgent care clinic contract

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consult - up to 20 minutes UCT1 $70.53 $81.11
    Initial consult - over 21 minutes UCT2 $123.07 $141.53
    Follow-up consult - up to 20 minutes UCTS $60.90 $70.04
    Follow-up consult - over 21 minutes UCTC $116.49 $133.96

    Providers (Cost of Treatment Regulations)

    Physiotherapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PHT1 $41.74* $48.00*
    Follow-up consultation PHYT $29.47* $33.89*

    Occupational therapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation OTT1 $41.74* $48.00*
    Follow-up consultation OTT $29.47* $33.89*

    Speech and language therapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation STT1 $41.74* $48.00*
    Follow-up consultation STT $29.47* $33.89*

    Medical specialists - specified (internal medicine, neurosurgery, occupational medicine, paediatrics, psychological medicine, psychiatry, rehabilitation medicine)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation MST2 $95.70 $110.06
    Follow-up consultation MST4 $37.52 $43.15

    Medical specialists - other

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation MST1 $75.03 $86.28
    Follow-up consultation MST3 $37.52 $43.15

    Chiropractors

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation CHT1 $41.74 $48.00
    Follow-up consultation CHT $29.47 $33.89

    Podiatrists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PODT1 $41.74 $48.00
    Follow-up consultation PODT $29.47 $33.89

    Osteopaths

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation OSTT1 $41.74 $48.00
    Follow-up consultation OSTT $29.47 $33.89

    Dentists (for non-emergency dental consultations)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Dental consultation DET $46.59 $53.58

    Contracted providers

    Physiotherapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PT1T $50.38* $57.94*
    Follow-up consultation PT2T** $37.78* $43.45*

    DHB physiotherapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PT31T $64.54 $74.22
    Follow-up consultation PT32T $45.56 $52.39

    Physiotherapy specialists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PTS1T $400.00 $460.00
    Follow-up consultation PTS2T $200.00 $230.00

    Hand therapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation HT1T $84.70* $97.41*
    Follow-up consultation HT2T $63.51* $73.04*

    General practitioners with special interest (GPSI)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation GPST $160.50 $184.58
    Follow-up consultation See contract See contract See contract

    Clinical services contract holders (medical specialists)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Standard medical case review CSM1 See contract See contract
    Complex medical case review CSM2 See contract See contract
    Standard medical single discipline CSA1 See contract See contract
    Complex medical single discipline assessment CSA2 See contract See contract

    *Telehealth rates for these services increased on 2 April 2020. Invoices will be back paid using the updated rates. If you’ve already invoiced us for Telehealth services provided from 20 March 2020, please re-submit these at the new rate when these are available through your PMS system.

    **The Telehealth code for this service was updated on 2 April 2020. Physiotherapists working under the physiotherapy services contract should use the new code above for follow-up consultations (ie PT2T, rather than using the PTTH code currently specified in your contract).

    Last published: 17 August 2020