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Orthotic Service


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 18570908
Tender Name : Orthotic Service
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 13 April 2017 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 12 May 2017 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit :
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Sara Brown
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

ACC is seeking applications from Respondents who have the capability to provide Orthotic Services to ACC clients. This is a new contract for the supply of consultations and the provision of orthoses.

While orthoses are included in Public Health Acute Services (provided by DHBs) and some ACC contracts this will be the first ACC contract for Orthotic Services.

The objectives of the new contract are to:

improve timeliness of client treatment by reducing the time for processing applications for prior approval;
put in place minimum quality standards by requiring contracted suppliers to use orthotist providers who are accredited members of their professional association the NZ Orthotist and Prosthetist Association (NZOPA). (Podiatrists providers are registered with the NZ Podiatrist Board and must hold an Annual Practising Certificate);

improve consistency in ACC decision making;
provide ACC with better information about what is being purchased; and
create a platform for future development.

• All Respondents are required to submit their Responses via an online e-Tender tool hosted by Trade Interchange. Access to the e-Tender Tool will be available from 2pm 13 April 2017.
• Responses sent by post, or hard copy delivered to our office, will not be accepted
• To access the e-Tender website, register through the following link: