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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 Medtech32’ webinar provides a guide to using the GMS Adjustment Spreadsheet.

InterBase XE7 Update 5 and Medtech32 Database Validation Utility

InterBase XE7 Update 5 and Medtech32 Database Validation Utility

As part of our upgrade roadmap for InterBase, Medtech are pleased to announce the release of the InterBase XE7 Update 5 Installers and the Medtech32 Database Validation Utility.
The key benefits of processing the Medtech32 Database Validation Utility and subsequent upgrade to InterBase XE7 include:

  • Improved system stability
  • Improved responsiveness of the Medtech32 application.
  • A substantial reduction in the time required to process an InterBase backup and restore.

Note: The practice must be on Medtech32 Version 22.0 Build 4960 or higher and InterBase 2009 or higher before processing this Installation.

The following documents and executables are required to successfully process the Database Validation Utility to repair any data-related anomalies and to upgrade to InterBase XE7.

File attachments:
Medtech32 Interbase XE7 Update5 Installer Guide v1.0 (PDF)
Medtech32 Database Validation Utility – Install Guide v1.0 (PDF)
Medtech32 Database Validation Utility – User Guide v1.0 (PDF)
Medtech32 Database Validation Utility (EXE)
IBXE7_Update5_Client_Installation (EXE)
IBXE7_Update5_Server_Installation_V1 (EXE)

How to install the Interbase XE 7 upgrade

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

 

Medtech32 | 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 for ALL Medtech32 Practices:

  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech32 Server.
  • Users can remain logged into Medtech32 while this update is being run.
  • Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the Release Summary and Installation Instructions provided for this update.

Please Note for ACC eSchedule Practices:

  • All users must log out and back into Medtech32 once the update has been completed to be able to send eSchedule claims.

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 Installation Instructions (PDF)
ACC Electronic Claims Unload Utility (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

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

General Practice ACC Service and Subsidy Update Release Information

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.

  • You MUST be on Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 (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 Medtech32 Server.
  • Users can remain logged into Medtech32 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.

Allied Health/Specialist ACC Service and Subsidy Update Release Information

This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience to ensure that your practice has the necessary ACC Service and Subsidy changes in place before 1st December 2018.

  • You MUST be on Medtech32 Version 22.0 (or higher) to apply this update.
  • This update can be run at any time before the 1st
  • You MUST finalise all outstanding ACC Claims prior to running this update.
  • This update MUST be run on the Medtech32 Server.
  • Users can remain logged into Medtech32 while this update is being run however you must log out and back in again to see the changes applied.

File attachments:

Medtech32 ACC Service & Subsidy Update Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
ACC Service & Subsidy Update (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 (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 Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5914 (or higher) to apply the Version 22.16 Build 5963 release.

A complete Interbase Back Up & Restore of the Medtech32 database/s is required to be completed before running this upgrade.

It is recommended that you install the Version 22.16 Build 5963 release as soon as possible.

Important Information

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.

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

File attachments:

Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 Installer (EXE)

UPDATED 30 NOVEMBER 2018

A few practices have experienced the below error message upon upgrade to Version 22.16 Build 5963.

This is isolated to a few practices that have appeared to encounter a small database index corruption post running the Interbase Backup & Restore.

If you encounter this issue whilst running the Version 22.16 Build 5963 update, you do not need to roll back your installation.  Instead, please download the below installation file, and re-run the Version 22.16 Build 5963 upgrade.

Please Note:

You may identify 'General SQL Errors' in your MTSQL32.LOG file as you have run the upgrade through twice, but you should not be concerned about these.

Please log into Medtech32 post running this upgrade and check all standard practice functions to ensure Medtech32 is fully operational.

Medtech32 Version 22.16 Build 5963 Installer - 30 November (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5914 (October 2018)

URGENT MEDTECH32 UPDATE

Due to a compilation issue with the Version 22.15 Build 5906 update, a new version has been made available for installation.

If your practice has NOT YET UPGRADED to the Version 22.15 Build 5906 update you will only need to download and install the new Version 22.15 Build 5914 installer.

If your practice has ALREADY UPGRADED to the Version 22.15 Build 5906 update, please download and install the new Version 22.15 Build 5914 installer to ensure you have no ongoing upgrade issues.

This upgrade should be completed at your earliest convenience to ensure resolution of any data refresh issues your practice may be experiencing when placing a patient onto the palette.

It is recommended that you install the Version 22.15 Build 5914 release as soon as possible.  Please review the associated release summary and complete the installation when you are ready.

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 (or higher).

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

File attachments:

Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5914 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5914 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5914 Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

New Zealand ePrescribing Service Pack Update (October 2018)

This update is only required to be run by practices that are subscribed to, and using, the New Zealand ePrescribing Service within Medtech32.

Medtech wishes to advise to all Practices that are subscribed to the New Zealand ePrescribing Service that the Ministry of Health has released a new version of their adaptor which is mandatory for all practices to upgrade as soon as possible to ensure uninterrupted transmissions of the scripts.

It is recommended that you install the New Zealand ePrescribing Service Pack Update release as soon as possible.  Please review the associated release summary and complete the installation.

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 or Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845.

Please advise Medtech if you face any problems with the upgrade or require further clarification.

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

File attachments:
New Zealand ePrescribing Service Pack Update Release Summary (PDF)
New Zealand ePrescribing Service Pack Update Installation Instructions (PDF)
New Zealand ePrescribing Service Pack Update Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 (August 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech32 release – Version 22.15 Build 5845.

The Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 release includes:

Compatibility Certification:

  • Medtech32 has now been certified for compatibility with Windows Server 2016 Standard

Issue Resolution:

  • As part of this release, a number of issues have been resolved.

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

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804.

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

Important Note

The NIR Message Transfer (Data Correction) Utility may take some time to run and complete processing.  The time it will take to run this utility is dependent on the number of immunisation messages within the practice database that need to be processed for sending to the NIR. 

The immunisation messages processed during installation will be sent to the NIR once the practices scheduling applications have been re-started post completion of the upgrade.

File attachments:
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 Release Summary (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5845 Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | 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 Medtech32. 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:

Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Update (1 August 2018) Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 (June 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech32 release – Version 22.15 Build 5804.

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

Enhancements to:

  • Provider Inbox
    • Message Routing Rules
    • Unmatched Provider Messages tab
  • NZePS Setup Screen & Activation

Issue Resolution:
As part of this release, a number of other issues have also been resolved.

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

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731.

File attachments:
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 FAQs (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.15 Build 5804 Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

ACC Subsidy Update (1 July 2018)

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

This release will install subsidy amendments in Medtech32. 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:

Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018)

This Medtech32 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 Medtech32. 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:

Medtech32 Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Maternity & Immunisation Subsidy Updates (1 July 2018) Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | 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 Medtech32.

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:

Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Release Notes and Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 ACC Subsidy Updates (1 June 2018) Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731 (April 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech32 release –
Version 22.14 Build 5731.

The significant enhancements in this release include:

Enhancements to:

  • Outbox Documents
  • GP2GP Import/Export
  • Consultation Management
  • Statement Workflow
  • Reports
  • Recalls
  • Provider Inbox

Issue Resolution:

  • As part of this release, a number of other issues have also been resolved.

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

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696.

File attachments:

Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731 FAQs (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.14 Build 5731 Installer (EXE)
KIOSK Version 2.02 server update (EXE) (Note: only needed by sites that have a Medtech32 KIOSK)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696 (March 2018)

We have identified an issue with the packaging of the compiled libraries in the Medtech32 installer for Version 22.12 which caused difficulties for some practices during the upgrade.

For practices who have not yet upgraded or have faced difficulties during the upgrade to Version 22.12, Medtech recommends that you download and upgrade to version 22.12 using the latest installer from the below link.
Note: Practices that have successfully upgraded to Version 22.12 are not required to re-run the Version 22.12 update.

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech32 release – Version 22.12 Build 5696.

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

New Features:

  • National Immunisation Schedule – addition of new Zoster Vaccine

Enhancements to:

  • Patient Register
  • Outbox Documents
  • Provider / Patient Inbox
  • SMS
  • Task Manager
  • NZePS
  • Medtech KIOSK
  • Query Builder
  • A number of other areas

Issue Resolution:
As part of this release, a number of other issues have also been resolved.

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

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667.

File attachments:
Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696 FAQs (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.12 Build 5696 - Updated Installer (EXE)
KIOSK Version 2.1 server update (EXE) (Note: only needed by sites that have a Medtech32 KIOSK)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018)

This Medtech32 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:
Medtech32 ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Release Notes & Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 ACC Trigger Treatment Updates (1 March 2018) Installer (EXE)

Medtech32 | New Zealand

Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667 (February 2018)

Medtech is pleased to make available for download the latest Medtech32 release – Version 22.11 Build 5667.

The significant new features and enhancements in this release include:

New Features:

  • Insight Customer Portal
  • Statement Workflow
  • EFTPOS Integration

Enhancements to:

  • Accounting
  • Inbox
  • Outbox
  • ePrescribing (NZePS)
  • National Enrolment Service (NES)
  • Consult Management
  • Advanced Forms
  • A number of other areas

Issue Resolution:

As part of this release, a number of other issues have also been resolved.

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

Please Note: the minimum version required to run this release is Medtech32 Version 22.10 Build 5555.

File attachments:
Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667 Release Notes (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667 Installation Instructions (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667 - FAQs (PDF)
Medtech32 Version 22.11 Build 5667 Installer (EXE)
Kiosk Version 2.01 server update (EXE) (Note: only needed by sites that have a Medtech32 KIOSK)