Referral Process

Accessing Primary Options Northland via Medtech - New Referral

While in the patient notes push “Shift” and "F3” at the same time  to get you into common forms, scroll down to find and click into Primary Options Northland.

New Referral








Click on "New Referral" then confirm patient eligibility by clicking each of the tick boxes.  Click "Proceed with Referral"

Confirmation of Eligibility














Complete form as required. For example:  A referral for Zoledronic Acid infusion is coded “Osteoporosis” which then creates the correct referral form as shown below.  Enter the provisional diagnosis and choose the correct coding. Manually type in notes or click “Add Consult Notes” – each click will add notes from preceding consults. Click “Add Inbox Records” to add recent results.

Complete the form as required




















Complete form and click “Submit Referral to Manaia PHO Ltd on Behalf of Primary Options Northland” at the bottom of the form to submit your referral.  Note:  You may have to scroll down to the “Submit…” button. 

Please contact the POADMS coordinator to arrange external services such as scans, Xrays or IVs not administered in your practice.  Failure to do so may result in non-payment.

Send your referral to Manaia Health PHO










Click here for a printable version of the above instructions.