• Accessing dialysis while on holiday

    Dialysis for eligible patients within New Zealand while on holiday is available free of charge.
  • Agreement management

    New agreements are created by Sector Operations on behalf of the funders and Te Whatu Ora. These agreements are based on standard templates.
  • Care Plus

    Care Plus is a primary health care funding initiative to support people with high health needs.
  • Carer Support claims

    A subsidy funded by Te Whatu Ora to assist the unpaid, full-time carer of a disabled person to take a break from caring for them.
  • Community Services Card

    The Community Services Card (CSC) can help individuals and their families with the costs of health care.
  • General Medical Services claims

    GMS are subsidies paid to general practitioners under the Section 88 notice to help reduce patient fees for children and subsidy card holders.
  • High Use Health Card

    The High Use Health Card (HUHC) gives a general practice a higher government subsidy for patients with high health needs.
  • Immunisation subsidy

    A subsidy for GPs who give vaccines to eligible patients and submit claims to Sector Operations.
  • National Enrolment Service

    Information on the National Enrolment Service, how it is being implemented, and what this means for PHOs and general practice.

  • Pharmaceutical co-payments

    Everyone who is eligible for publicly funded health and disability services should in most circumstances pay only $5 for subsidised medicines.

  • Primary mental health

    Primary mental health (PMH) care is an integral part of services delivered by primary care teams.
  • Research and evaluation of primary health care initiatives

    As part of the Primary Health Care Strategy a number of evaluations were carried out. The following information is based on historical initiatives.