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GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet

GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet

A GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet has been designed to assist with calculating changes to service fees. Medtech will provide updates to the GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet when changes to subsidies are provided by MOH/ACC.

GMS Adjustment Webinar

Our ‘How to do a GMS Adjustment in Medtech Evolution’ webinar provides a guide to using the GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet.

FTP Instructions

FTP Instructions

These instructions provide details on how to set up an FTP browser to upload files to Medtech.
Please ensure you have the FTP server credentials and a FTP client to enable connection to our FTP server.

Please call our support team on 09 358 1123 for the FTP credentials or for any assistance setting up the FTP client

File attachments:
FTP Instructions (PDF)

Recent Downloads and Release Notes

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Claims Unload Utility (December 2018)

This update fixes an issue where ACC Claims for CACC and AGPN services, with a Date Seen of prior to ‘1 December 2018’, are being rejected by ACC due to the changes in unload references.

Any claims for CACC and AGPN services that have been rejected by ACC do not need to be un-finalised.  Once you have installed this update select the claims to be resent to ACC for submission.

The ACC Claims will be resent to ACC with the correct unload references for those CACC and AGPN claims with a Date Seen prior to 1st December.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • Users can remain logged into Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:
ACC Claims Unload Utility Release Summary (PDF)
ACC Claims Unload Utility Upgrade Guide (PDF)
ACC Electronic Claims Unload Utility (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Service & Subsidy Update – Dec 2018 (November 2018)

This upgrade should be completed at close of business on the 30th November or before the first ACC related invoice is generated on or after the 1st December to ensure that your practice has the necessary ACC Service and Subsidy changes for the Community Service Card and Under 14 Zero Fees initiatives in place.

Important Notes:

  • You MUST be on Medtech Evolution Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 (or higher) to apply this update.
  • This update MUST be run at close of business on the 30th November or before the first ACC related invoice is generated on or after the 1st
  • You MUST finalise all outstanding ACC Claims prior to running this update.
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • Users can remain logged into Medtech Evolution while this update is being run however you must log out and back in again to see the changes applied.

Practices are reminded that a GMS Adjustment should be completed for all service fees that are impacted by the changes in the ACC Subsidies.

Medtech Cloud:

Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice ACC Service & Subsidy Update Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
ACC Service & Subsidy Update (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

General Practice Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 (November 2018)

This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience to ensure that your practice has the necessary changes for the Community Service Card and Under 14 Zero Fees initiatives in place before 1st December 2018.

You MUST be on Medtech Evolution Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520 (or higher) to apply the Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 release.

This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server. All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

It is recommended that you install the Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 release as soon as possible.

Please review the associated release notes and complete the installation when you are ready. Practices should make all necessary service fee / GMS adjustment changes for Community Service Card holders and Under 14’s before invoicing.

Please also ensure you run the Activate GMS under 14 changes utility at close of business on 30th November or run before business on the 1st December.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.12 Build 1.12.0.26 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.12.0.26 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.12.0.26 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

General Practice Version 1.11 Build 1.11.0.4 (October 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.11 Build 1.11.0.4

This Medtech Evolution General Practice release includes resolution to issues that have been affecting certain practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

General Practice Version 1.11 Build 1.11.0.4 Release Summary (PDF)
General Practice Version 1.11 Build 1.11.0.4 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.11.0.4 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.11.0.4 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

General Practice Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520 (October 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520

The new enhancements in this release include:

Enhancements to:

  • Navigation Panes
  • Patient Register
  • Appointments
  • Status Screen
  • Queue Workflow
  • Daily Record
  • Medication/Medical Warnings
  • Immunisations
  • Accidents
  • Outbox Documents
  • Provider/Patient Inbox
  • Notification Inbox
  • A/C Holder Account
  • Banking
  • Statement Workflow
  • SMS Messaging
  • Messages Lodged
  • Consultation Management
  • Advanced Forms
  • Assistance Required
  • User Defined Fields
  • Query Builder

Resolved Issues:
There are issues resolved in this update that have been affecting certain practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.
  • An update to the Idiom Forms Engine for Konnect SureMed Forms is also required as part of this upgrade. If you use the Konnect SureMed Forms within your practice please ensure you download the new Idiom Forms Engine installation file, and follow the instructions in the Upgrade Guide.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:
General Practice Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520 Release Summary (PDF)
General Practice Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520 Release Notes (PDF)
General Practice Version 1.10 Build 1.10.0.520 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.10.0.520 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.10.0.520 (EXE)
Idiom Engine Install (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 (August 2018)

URGENT EVOLUTION UPDATE
This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience.

This upgrade should be installed by ALL practices currently installed with Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.420.

This upgrade fixes an issue where HL7 2.3 RSD formatting characters/tags (example: \H, \N) were not being identified and managed correctly for messages imported into Evolution.

This could result in characters and/or words not being displayed fully or correctly within the inbox.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be installed by all practice on Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.420
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.426 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB_Upgrade1.9.0.426 (EXE)
Medtech Services_Update1.9.0.426 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 (August 2018)

URGENT EVOLUTION UPDATE
This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience.

This upgrade should be installed by ALL practices currently installed with Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.368.

This upgrade fixes an issue where HL7 2.3 RSD formatting characters/tags (example: \H, \N) were not being identified and managed correctly for messages imported into Evolution.

This could result in characters and/or words not being displayed fully or correctly within the inbox.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Summary and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be installed by all practice on Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.368
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

Medtech Cloud:

  • Practices will be updated automatically to this release, and will be informed via an upgrade schedule notification.

File attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.377 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB_Upgrade1.9.0.377 (EXE)
Medtech Services_Update1.9.0.377 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018)

ACC has announced the subsidy update for Physiotherapy services from 1 August 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution General Practice. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 July 2018)

ACC has announced subsidy updates for Clinical Services from 1 July 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution General Practice ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018)

This Medtech Evolution General Practice release incorporates the Ministry of Health’s increased Maternity & Immunisation Subsidies.

Immunisation administration subsidies for childhood, influenza & all the other funded immunisations will increase from $23.59 to $24.15, effective from 1 July 2018.

Similarly there is an 8.9 percent increase in fees for modules of care provided by Lead Maternity Carers (LMC), this fee increase is effective from 1 July 2018.

Further details about the Maternity Subsidy increases are available at:
http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/section-88-primary-maternity-services-notice-2007
https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/primary-maternity-services-amendment-notice-2018.pdf

This release will update the new Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy prices in Medtech Evolution general Practice. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 June 2018)

ACC has announced subsidy updates for Rural Primary Healthcare services from 1 June 2018.

This release will install these subsidy amendments in Medtech Evolution. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:

Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 (March 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312
The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

New Service

  • National Immunisation Schedule Feature - addition of new Zoster Vaccine

Enhancements to:

  • LinkTech – Clinical Event Export
  • EFTPOS Integration
  • Reporting - Internal GMS Report
  • Queue Workflow

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.312 FAQs (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.312 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.312 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018)

This Medtech Evolution General Practice release will update the ACC Trigger Treatment limits for all Read Codes to 16 treatments for services provided by acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists working under the Cost of Treatment Regulations.

The release must be run on or after 1 March 2018. Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the combined Release Notes & Installation Instructions provided for this release.

Please Note:
Users are not required to be logged out before running this release. However, users will need to log out and then login for these changes to take effect.

File Attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech Evolution ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Installer (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 (February 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

  • Insight Customer Portal
    • Register for Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution
    • Setting up access to Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution
    • Accessing Insight, directly from within Medtech Evolution

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
Medtech Evolution Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.270 – FAQs (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.270 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.270 (EXE)

Evolution | New Zealand

Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 (January 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech Evolution General Practice release – Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

  • Medical Device Integration
    • Welch Allyn PC based ECG
    • Welch Allyn Ambulatory BP
    • Welch Allyn PC based Spirometer
  • Use the ‘Go Dot’ function in Clinical Keywords
  • Associate an Accident in Consultation on Un-parking an ACC45

There is also a number of issues resolved in this update that have been affecting a number of practices.

Please refer to the Practice Notification, Release Notes and Installation Instructions for detailed information.

Please Note:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech Evolution Database Server.
  • All users must be logged out of Medtech Evolution while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Notes and Upgrade Guide provided for this update.

File attachments:
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech Evolution General Practice Version 1.9 Build 1.9.0.236 Upgrade Guide (PDF)
EvolutionDB Upgrade 1.9.0.236 (EXE)
Medtech Services Update 1.9.0.236 (EXE)