Sector Operations provides invoicing and payment processing services to health and disability funders including the Ministry and district health boards.
These services include:
- payment and administration of agreements
- payment to health and disability providers for contracted services
- data collection and provision of information
- audit and counter-fraud functions.
Sector Operations has offices in Whanganui, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Whanganui and Wellington branches make payments for primary care such pharmacy or general practitioner (GP) claims. Christchurch heads the Audit and Compliance section. Dunedin is the main centre for agreement administration, monitoring of those agreements, all other provider payments, client-based payments and client claims.