Iron infusions - Waikato

17 Apr 2019

Expanded eligibility for funded iron infusions- previously this was just for those prescribed by  Waikato DHB Anaesthetic service, but now also includes infusions prescribed by Waikato DHB General Medical and Gynaecology Services. These funded infusions should be prescribed and supplied by Waikato DHB and funding for general practice administration is claimed via Primary Options process. 

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Please note that Hauraki PHO continues to support practices to provide iron infusions to patients that meet PHARMAC criteria and prescribed in General Practice through use of SIA funds and our usual advanced forms claiming system.

If you have any queries about this process or eligibility please contact Practice support team or Dr Wendy Carroll.