Requested by: private/ individual | Response provided: 15/07/2019
Category: Contracts,Public Health Services

I write in response to your Official Information Act request, received by Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) on 19 June 2019, via transfer from the Ministry of Health, under section 14 of the Act. You requested the following information:

A. Please advise how many Primary Health providers have had their Back-to-Back contract terminated by a Primary Health Organisation for failure to achieve Foundation Standards during the period January 2017 to the present day.

1. How many Primary Health providers had not achieved Foundation Standard certification by 01 July 2017?

2. When did those Primary Health providers achieve Foundation Standard certification?

3. Do any Primary Health providers who are required to hold Foundation Standard certification not currently hold that certification?

4. Did any Primary Health providers have capitation-based funding withdrawn as a result of not having achieved Foundation Standard by 01 July 2017?

B. Please supply the following information under the Official Information Act (OIA) - memorandums, emails, letters, minutes of meetings etc. relating to the termination of such contracts.


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