Engagement of Medical Practitioners under Contracts for Services Policy

Applicable to: This Policy is applicable to Health Service Providers.

Description: This policy regulates and ensures uniform terms of engagement, by Health Service Providers, of Contracted Medical Practitioners to provide medical services to public patients admitted to a public health care facility.

The policy prescribes, as related documents, the template form of medical services agreement to be used by Health Service Providers.

Health Service Providers must adapt the standard templates and adopt Health Service Provider specific templates for all classes of Contracted Medical Practitioner engagement. Health Service Providers must obtain the prior approval of the Policy Owner for Health Service Provider specific templates.

This Policy is a mandatory requirement under the Procurement Policy Framework pursuant to section 26(2)(i) of the Health Services Act 2016.

Date of effect: 14 February 2018

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