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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 $15.31 $17.61
    RN - under 14s NCT2 $32.58 $37.47
    RN - CSC holder NCT3 $28.18 $32.41
    RN - CSC dependant NCT4 $33.50 $38.53

    Nurse practitioners (NPs)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    NP - regular consult NUT1 $28.02 $32.22
    NP - under 14s NUT2 $53.44 $61.46
    NP - CSC holder NUT3 $50.07 $57.58
    NP - CSC dependant NUT4 $54.96 $63.20

    General practitioners (GPs)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    GP - regular consult GPT1 $32.68 $37.58
    GP - under 14s GPT2 $58.11 $66.83
    GP - CSC holder GPT3 $54.42 $62.58
    GP - CSC dependant GPT4 $59.74 $68.70

    Rongoā Māori

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    All consultations MTH10T Usual rate Usual rate

    Rural general practice contract

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Level A consultation  RPC1 $25.91 $29.80
    Level B consultation RPC2 $53.24 $61.23
    Level C consultation RPC3

    $102.37

    $117.73

    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

    Specified treatment providers (Cost of Treatment Regulations)

    Provider Telehealth code Flat Rate (excl. GST) Flat Rate (incl. GST) Hourly Rate (excl. GST) Hourly Rate (incl. GST)
    Chiropractors CHT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16
    Occupational Therapists OTT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16
    Osteopaths OSTT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16
    Physiotherapists PHT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16
    Podiatrists PODT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16
    Speech Language
    Therapists
    STT2 $23.90 $27.49 $60.14 $69.16

    Medical specialists (Cost of Treatment Regulations)

    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 $97.66 $112.31
    Follow-up consultation MST4 $38.29 $44.03

    Medical specialists - other

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation MST1 $76.57 $88.06
    Follow-up consultation MST3 $38.29 $44.03

    Dentists (for non-emergency dental consultations)

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

    Contracted providers

    DHB physiotherapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PT31T $66.28 $76.22
    Follow-up consultation PT32T $46.79 $53.81

    Physiotherapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PT1T $51.74 $59.50
    Follow-up consultation PT2T $38.80 $44.62

    Physiotherapy specialists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation PTS1T $410.76 $472.37
    Follow-up consultation PTS2T $205.38 $236.19

    Hand therapists

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation HT1T $86.98 $100.03
    Follow-up consultation HT2T $65.22 $75.00

    General practitioners with special interest (GPSI)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation GPST $166.74 $191.75
    Follow-up consultation See contract See contract See contract

    Living my Life disability support service

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Tailored support – Covid-19 Level 2–4 Telehealth individual activities LML12T $49.89 $57.37

    Medical specialists (under the Clinical Services contract)

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation (simple) CS1T $179.86 $206.84
    Follow-up consultation (simple) CS61T $121.82 $140.09
    Initial consultation (complex) CS2T $275.59 $316.93
    Follow-up consultation (complex) CS62T $179.86 $206.84

    Outpatient burns and scar management

    Consultation Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST) Rate (incl. GST)
    Initial consultation (45 mins or less) BT11T $179.86 $206.84
    Initial consultation (45 mins or more) BT12T $275.59 $316.93
    Follow-up medical consultation (45 mins or less) BT13T $121.82 $140.09
    Follow-up medical consultation (45 mins or more) BT14T $179.86 $206.84
    Burns OT consultation BT24T $132.54 $152.42
    Burns physio consultation BT25T $123.72 $142.28
    Burns nurse specialist consultation BT26T $84.44 $97.11

    Vocational medical services

    Initial medical assessment Telehealth code Rate (excl. GST)
    Standard VMI01T Same as in person
    Complex VMI02T Same as in person

    If you have any questions regarding what services are available, please contact us.

    Previous rates, up to 30 April 2021

    The previous non-contracted Telehealth rates for providers who bill us under the Cost of Treatment Regulations and the Hearing Loss Regulations is available in our Resources page.

    Last published: 1 September 2021