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    EMPOWERING HEALTH

    Release Notes & Installation Instructions

    Medtech Evolution Allied Health

    ACC Subsidy Updates

    for

    General Practitioners, Nurses, Radiologists,

    Specialists & Specified Treatment Providers

    and for

    Physiotherapy Services

    (Effective 1 December 2016)

    These release notes contain important information for Medtech Evolution users. Please ensure

    that they are circulated amongst all relevant staff. We suggest that they are filed safely for

    future reference.

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    EMPOWERING HEALTH

    ACC Subsidy Updates – 1 December 2016

    ACC has advised that there is an increase of 2.22% to all the amounts ACC is liable to pay, or contribute towards treatment, under the Cost of

    Treatment Regulations (CoTR). These changes will take effect on 1 December 2016.

    In addition, ACC has advised that new service item codes for physiotherapy following ACC-funded surgery (acute and elective surgery) are being

    introduced on 1 December 2016. Physiotherapists will not have to apply for further treatment via the post-surgery phone approval or the ACC32

    process before commencing post-surgery treatment.

    This update will install the following ACC subsidy amendments for the listed Services Contracts, effective from 1 December 2016, within Medtech

    Evolution. The update can be run any time prior to 1 December 2016.

    Cost of Treatment Regulations Changes

    Contract Class Service Item

    Code Item Description

    Flat Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    Secondary Amount

    (GST inclusive)

    Hourly Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    General Practitioner GP1 Consultation $ 36.26 N/A

    General Practitioner GP13 Under 13yrs consultation GP only $ 64.48 N/A

    General Practitioner GPN Nurse/GP consultation $ 39.65 N/A

    General Practitioner GN13 Under 13 yrs consultation GP Nurse combined $ 67.86 N/A

    General Practitioner MB1 Treatment of burn

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    Contract Class Service Item

    Code Item Description

    Flat Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    Secondary Amount

    (GST inclusive)

    Hourly Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    General Practitioner MB2 Treatment of burn at a single site >4cm2 $ 70.10 $ 35.05

    General Practitioner MB3 Treatment of significant abrasions 4cm2 at a

    single site $ 70.10 $ 35.05

    General Practitioner MB5

    Significant burns or abrasions (not including

    fractures) at multiple sites (>4cm2); necessary

    wound cleaning, preparation, and dressing

    $ 102.14 $ 51.07

    General Practitioner MD1 Dislocation – finger/ toe with splint/strapping $ 41.25 $ 20.63

    General Practitioner MD2 Dislocation of thumb – closed reduction and

    immobilisation $ 115.60 $ 57.80

    General Practitioner MD3 Dislocation of elbow with radiological

    confirmation; closed reduction and

    immobilisation

    $ 107.07 $ 53.53

    General Practitioner MD4 Dislocation of shoulder – closed reduction and

    collar and cuff immobilisation $ 77.12 $ 38.56

    General Practitioner MD5 Dislocation of patella – closed reduction and

    cast immobilisation $ 183.49 $ 91.75

    General Practitioner MF1 Fractured finger or toe (proximal, middle or

    distal phalanx); closed reduction and

    immobilisation.

    $ 41.25 $ 20.63

    General Practitioner MF10 Fractured distal radius and ulna requiring closed

    reduction, involving regional or other form of

    anaesthesia

    $ 153.62 $ 76.81

    General Practitioner MF11 Fractured shaft radius and ulna: treatment by

    cast immobilisation $ 128.48 $ 64.24

    General Practitioner MF12 Fractured distal humerus (supracondylar or

    condylar): by cast immobilisation $ 128.48 $ 64.24

    General Practitioner MF13 Fractured proximal or shaft humerus:

    immobilisation by collar and cuff or U-slab $ 77.91 $ 38.96

    General Practitioner MF14 Fractured shaft tibia and/or fibula: treatment by

    cast immobilisation with reduction $ 183.49 $ 91.75

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    Contract Class Service Item

    Code Item Description

    Flat Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    Secondary Amount

    (GST inclusive)

    Hourly Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    General Practitioner MF15 Fractured distal tibia and/or fibula: treatment by

    cast immobilisation with reduction $ 183.49 $ 91.75

    General Practitioner MF16 Fractured fibula (without tibial fracture);

    immobilisation with soft tissue strapping $ 77.91 $ 38.96

    General Practitioner MF2 Fractured finger or toe (proximal, middle or

    distal phalanx); requiring local anaesthetic $ 57.04 $ 28.52

    General Practitioner MF3 Fractured metatarsal: closed reduction (not

    requiring cast); closed reduction, immobilisation

    by strapping

    $ 41.25 $ 20.63

    General Practitioner MF4 Fractured metacarpal(s) hand: with or without

    local anaesthetic; immobilisation by strapping $ 57.04 $ 28.52

    General Practitioner MF5 Fractured carpal bone, including scaphoid:

    treatment by cast immobilisation, not requiring

    reduction

    $ 128.48 $ 64.24

    General Practitioner MF6 Fractured tarsal or metatarsal bones (excluding

    calcaneum or talus): treatment by cast

    immobilisation

    $ 183.49 $ 91.75

    General Practitioner MF7 Fractured calcaneum or talus: treatment by

    cast immobilisation $ 183.49 $ 91.75

    General Practitioner MF8 Fractured clavicle $ 77.12 $ 38.56

    General Practitioner MF9 Fractured distal radius and ulna; cast

    immobilisation not requiring reduction $ 128.48 $ 64.24

    General Practitioner MM1 Abscess or haematoma: drainage with incision

    (with or without local anaesthetic agent) $ 32.13 $ 16.07

    General Practitioner MM2

    Insertion of IV line for administration of IV

    medications or electrolytes or transfusion (if

    provided under local or national guideline

    approved by ACC)

    $ 64.26 $ 32.13

    General Practitioner MM3 Nail, simple removal of $ 25.73 $ 12.87

    General Practitioner MM4 Nail, removal of or wedge resection – requiring

    the use of digital anaesthesia $ 107.07 $ 53.53

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    Contract Class Service Item

    Code Item Description

    Flat Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    Secondary Amount

    (GST inclusive)

    Hourly Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    General Practitioner MM5

    Removal of embedded or impacted foreign

    body from cornea or conjunctiva (with use of

    topical anaesthetic);or from auditory canal or

    nasal passages; or from skin or subcutaneous

    tissue with incision; or from rectum or vagina

    $ 34.59 $ 17.30

    General Practitioner MM6 Pinch skin graft $ 80.34 $ 40.17

    General Practitioner MM7 Dental anaesthetic $ 30.02 $ 15.01

    General Practitioner MM8 Epistaxis: arrest during episode by nasal cavity

    packing with or without cautery $ 47.45 $ 23.72

    General Practitioner MT1

    Simple soft tissue injuries; management of simple

    sprain of wrist/ankle/knee/elbow/or other soft

    tissue injury requiring crepe bandage or similar

    immobilisation not requiring formal strapping

    $ 16.80 $ 8.41

    General Practitioner MT2

    Soft tissue injury (other than splinting of

    dislocated or fractured digit), unless specified

    elsewhere; application of plaster or padded

    splint or specific strapping within agreed

    guidelines (includes splinting of Achilles tendon

    injury and serious ankle sprains)

    $ 77.91 $ 38.96

    General Practitioner MT3

    Inflamed joint, tendon, bursa or other

    subcutaneous tissue or space; aspiration (with or

    without injection)

    $ 37.80 $ 18.91

    General Practitioner MT4 Extensor tendon, primary repair $ 192.73 $ 192.73

    General Practitioner MT5 Ruptured Tendo Achilles: management by

    plaster immobilisation $ 188.92 $ 94.46

    General Practitioner MW1

    Closure of open wounds less than 2cm - any

    necessary care and treatment including

    cleaning and debriding, exploration,

    administration of anaesthetic, and dressing

    $ 37.84 $ 18.92

    General Practitioner MW2

    Closure of open wound (or wounds) of skin and

    subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane 2cm

    to 7cm long: any necessary care and treatment

    $ 72.19 $ 36.10

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    Contract Class Service Item

    Code Item Description

    Flat Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    Secondary Amount

    (GST inclusive)

    Hourly Rate

    (GST inclusive)

    including cleaning and debriding, exploration,

    administration of anaesthetic, and dressing