Pinnacle is committed to supporting education opportunities for practice managers. We have some funding available to support practices to take part in the annual PMAANZ conference in Ōtautahi, Christchurch from 14-16 September 2023.
This month Te Whatu Ora begins implementing targeted investment for primary care to help address under-funding for Māori and Pacific providers and enable them to continue delivering services more equitably for Māori and Pacific populations.
I’m sure by now many of you have already read headlines anywhere from NZ Doctor to Stuff.co.nz regarding the governments offer of 3 per cent increase in capitation funding – against a backdrop of inflation levels of 6.9 per cent.
From 1 January 2022, Taranaki and Tairāwhiti indici claims for primary mental health extended GP consultations will be a one step process and practices will not be required to ‘outcome’ cases. Any claims lodged before 31 December will still need to be outcomed.