TITLE

Unease around Care Plus plan

AUTHOR(S)
Ratcliffe, Lucy
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
New Zealand Doctor;9/10/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a draft implementation plan containing proposed changes to Care Plus in New Zealand. According to the report, High Use Health Card funding will be taken out of the First Contact Funding Formula starting July 2009. One of the proposed changes is that primary health organizations (PHOs) can use up to eighty percent of the fund for patient suffering from long term conditions such as depression and diabetes.
ACCESSION #
34418247

 

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