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The Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan is provided by Vityl Medical NZ Limited. In this document when we refer to us, our, we, Vityl or the Practice, we are referring to Vityl Medical NZ Limited. When we refer to you, your, client or Patient we are referring you as a subscriber to the Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan. When we refer to Terms, we are referring these terms and conditions.
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If you are viewing this website we make no warranty about the information provided on the website and the website is not intended to provide you with medical advice or care. The website only provides information of a general nature only and does not take account of your specific needs. You can only get medical advice or care if you expressly book an appointment with a medical professional, which is available through our website. You agree not to rely on the information on our website or information provided by us when making decisions about your health and only rely on the information provided by the medical professional in the consultation. You agree to only rely on the advice of a registered medical professional who has experience in the area of healthcare-related to your clinical need.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1d9dbe7ab2065ca0c980a9fdf18e8ce2 Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plans
The Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan is provided by Vityl Medical NZ Limited. In this document when we refer to us, our, we, Vityl or the Practice, we are referring to Vityl Medical NZ Limited. When we refer to you, your, client or Patient we are referring you as a subscriber to the Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan.
When we refer to Terms, we are referring these terms and conditions.
VITYL MENS PLAN TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- By subscribing to the Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan, you are agreeing to these Terms.
- The cost of the Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan is a one-off upfront charge of $399, which includes your first four weeks of the plan and then you will be billed at $49 per week. This amount will be continued to be charged (and debited to your credit card or bank account) until you cancel you service in accordance with these terms.
- The charge will start on the day of your first medical appointment with either a Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor. If you have an appointment and do not attend your appointment, you will be charged from the day of the appointment. You may contact us to reschedule your appointment that is missed.
- If you miss two appointments in any three-month period, we reserve the right to charge a $150 charge as a missed appointment charge from the second missed appointment.
- We may increase the weekly price by giving you 30 days’ notice in writing.
- You may cancel your Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan at any time on 10 days written notice to us. Any amounts paid in advance are non-refundable.
- You agree on cancelling to follow any discharge procedure we reasonably require and acknowledge and agree to provide us with someone to hand your treatment over to. You acknowledge and agree that your care and treatment may be adversely affected by your cancellation before treatment is completed.
- While you are subscribed, we agree to provide you with a medical coordination service. In return for the weekly fee, we provide you access to a range of health professionals who have agreed to work together for your care and provide treatment to you. We will also arrange for your medical information to be available to those professionals and provide you with a service for adding information to your medical record and passing this onto your clinical team. Any liability for your care rests with the medical professionals you consult with, who hold their own insurance as a condition of their registration. You agree not to hold us liable for any liability associated with your medical care through our services.
- You agree that we will share your medical file and information with all health professionals and support staff working with or for our service and they will share your health information with us.
- As part of our coordination service, we will assist you in claiming the costs of any non-PBS prescribed medications or other services from your private health care if applicable and requested by you;
- The number or types of medical professionals and allied health care professionals available to you may change from time to time based upon your clinical need or our resources. The amount of time or number of consultations they provide may also change from time to time based upon your clinical need or our resources. If you are not happy with the available professionals or care team available or if this changes in a way do not like, you may cancel the Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan by providing us 10 days written notice.
- We will let you know in advance if you are required to pay an amount in addition to any bulk billed amount;
- From time to time, registered medical professionals providing you care may wish to bulk bill for services they provide. If services are provided in this way, you agree to do anything necessary to assign the payment from the New Zealand Ministry of Health to the Doctor. You acknowledge that the Doctor may share some of that payment with us for the services we provide them. These consultations are in addition to your Vityl Men’s Health Treatment Plan and the bulk bill amount reflects the cost of these services. If these services are bulk billed, you will not have an out-of-pocket amount to pay.
- You are not entitled to any New Zealand Ministry of Health rebates for our services or services provided by our medical professionals.
- We reserve the right to vary these Terms and any linked policies by publishing revised terms on our Website at least 10 days before they come into effect. Any revisions are effective as at the time of publication on the Website. You must check regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes.
- By agreeing to these Terms, you warrant to us that:
a. you are legally capable of accepting these Terms;
b. any Personal Information you provide us with is up to date and accurate;
c. any content you provide to us is not misleading or inaccurate;
d. you will not impersonate any other person;
e. you will treat us and our care team with kindness, respect and professionalism;
f. you will be truthful and not mislead us;
g. you will not facilitate or encourage any violations of these Terms or our policies by other Patients or third parties;
h. you will not do anything otherwise unlawful or that is or may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.
- You agree that we will collect sensitive personal information for you for the provision of the service.
- You agree that our service is not made for emergencies or urgent clinical needs. If in need of these services, you agree to call 111 or attend your local emergency room.
- That unless expressly indicated, our clinical team are licensed in New Zealand and will conduct communications with you in English via either telecommunications or Video Conference only. We do not offer in person consultations; however, we can refer you for a physical in person consultation if indicated or requested (however this may involve a further charge).
- The medical professional providing your care may issue a prescription if this is medical indicated – it is not guaranteed – our Doctors and NPs also have a policy of not issuing new patients, under any circumstances, prescriptions for some medications, including drugs of addiction, benzodiazepines, some opioids and any medications prohibited by New Zealand law.
- That the Doctor will only offer medical certificates, prescriptions or referrals if these are clinically appropriate.
- That the service may not be suitable for all conditions or ailments as some medical services are unable to be provided remotely. In this event, your Doctor will advise you of this during the consultation and you may contact to request that we attempt to provide you with a referral to an in-person Doctor consultation for your specific medical need – which may come at a further cost.
- That we may record your communications with us or any member of the care team we refer you to and may keep a transcript, audio or visual record of the consultation for customer service, record keeping and quality control. In addition, you agree that any of the care team who provide you with a service may create and share with us the notes of your interaction for storage with your medical records that we will keep as required by law. This includes information received from third parties about your health care (like pathology, imaging or specialist reports).
- You agree that your medical and health information may be used by us and third parties for research, case study or training purposes. When providing information to third parties for this purpose we will replace your name and identifying information with a pseudonym.
- For the cost of the Vityl Men’s Plan, you acknowledge that while rebates may be available from private health coverage, we do not make any representation that you can obtain any rebate from New Zealand Ministry of Health or other insurers for the service and agree that a rebate is not available for our services that are not bulk billed;
- To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for, and you release us from, any liability to you whether arising in breach of contract, negligence or any other cause for:
a. errors or omissions in the Website or linked sites;
b. delays to, interruptions of or cessation of our service;
c. unauthorised or illegal conduct of any third party;
d. any consequential loss and (to the extent not already covered by that phrase) loss of data, interruption of business, loss of profits and loss of opportunities in connection with your use (or inability to use) the services;
e. any breach of your obligations under these Terms.
- Any guarantee, warranty, term or condition that is implied or imposed into these Terms by legislation and cannot be excluded, then our liability for breach of that guarantee, warranty, term or condition is limited to one or more of the following to the extent permitted by law (at our option):
a. in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods or supply of equivalent goods, the repair of the goods, the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods, or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; or
b. in the case of services, the re-supply of the services, or the payment of the cost of re-supplying the services.
- We may terminate your access to our services immediately if we feel that your use of the service is not in our or your benefit or on 30 days written notice for any reason. In this event we will refund you any amounts paid in advance for our services and not yet used.
- We will use reasonable endeavours to protect against privacy and security breaches, however you acknowledge and accept the risk that it is possible that your medical records may be affected by hacking or other security breaches by malicious third parties that are out of our control.
- We agree that we will comply with applicable privacy and health records laws in providing you a service.
- Any provision of these Terms which is invalid in any jurisdiction must, in relation to that jurisdiction, be read down to the minimum extent necessary to achieve its validity, if applicable; and be severed from this Agreement in any other case, without invalidating or affecting the remaining provisions of this Agreement or the validity of that provision in any other jurisdiction.
- These Terms comprise the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your access to and use of our services.
- Neither these Terms nor any provision of these Terms may be amended, modified, waived, discharged or terminated orally. Any variation must be in writing signed by all parties.
- These Terms will be construed in accordance with New Zealand laws and the parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand and any courts which may hear appeals from them.