Contracts Delivered for ACC

The below services are offered to ACC and other private insurers (TPA’s). Habit Group incorporates Habit Rehabilitation (North Island) and Southern Rehab (South Island). These services are delivered via a network of employed and affiliated contracted providers comprising more than 500 clinicians across a range of disciplines.

Referral Details

North Island South Island
Vendor ID: G05305 Vendor ID: G04048
09 093 0930 0800 800 288

Online Referrals

When you complete an online referral form, the Örebro questionnaire and ACC6273 forms will be generated and sent to our referrals team and a copy of these will also be emailed to you.

Go To Online Referral Form

If you are a GP, you can refer directly through ERMS (if you are located in the South Island) or Specialists & Referrals on MedTech32 (if you are located in the North Island). Alternatively, send an email our referrals team or use our web form on the next page to complete the ACC883 referral form.

Go To Online Referral Form


Habit Group | Habit Rehabilitation | OK Health | Southern Rehab | Nelson Nursing Service

Nationwide Contracts

  • Physiotherapy – Endorsed Provider Network (EPN) and Regulation

    • Physiotherapy available at all Habit sites.
    • Treatment modalities cover musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.


  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    • Stay at Work (SAW) – Support for ACC clients who are off work and need help to rehabilitate back to their pre-injury job. Predominantly involves an OT or Physiotherapist going to a workplace to discuss with the client’s employer return-to-work options. The service coordinates the return to work alongside the client’s GP, treating Physiotherapist, and Specialist.
    • Back to Work (BTW) – Support for clients who are unable to return to the pre-injury role. Involves identification of transferable skills and also increasing skill development, ready for placement back into work. This can include CV development, online job search, interview skills, computer training, licenses, and industry training such as sales and service courses.
    • Job Search Services (JSS) – Available for clients after vocational independence assessments to assist with active job search.


  • Pain Management services (PMS)

    • A tailored service with a comprehensive multidisciplinary team of Medical Specialists (Pain, Occupational Medicine and Musculoskeletal Specialists), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists, as a core team; with Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Counsellors and Pharmacists available.


  • Educational Based Rehabilitation Assessment (EBRA)**

    • Carried out by paediatric staff specialised in school-aged children who have sustained brain injuries, spinal injuries, birth injuries, and those that continue to require support in the classroom.


  • Support Needs Assessment (SNA)**


  • Social Rehabilitation Needs Assessment (SRNA)

    • To identify home-based care needs and equipment that will assist a client to return to independence
      in the home.


  • Training for Independence (TI)*

Adults with Other Injuries
Adults with Sensitive Claims
Adults with a Traumatic Brain Injury
Advisory Services (Short Term, Well-being)
    • The objective of TI is to return the person to independence in their daily lives as much as possible.
    • The team consists of Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

*Excludes West Coast.
**Refer under Habit Group Vendor ID G05305.

Regional Contracts

Concussion Services

A multidisciplinary service consisting of a team of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists with vestibular training, Psychologists, Neuropsychologists and Medical Specialists with experience in managing clients after a brain injury and its sequela. Our teams often liaise with the Vocational Rehabilitation teams to ensure a smooth transition to work.
Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Manawatū-Whanganui, Wellington, Nelson, Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Neuropsychological Assessment Service

Assessments of a person’s cognitive function following an injury, completed by registered Neuropsychologists.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Manawatū-Whanganui, Wellington, Nelson & Marlborough (Nelson, Tasman), Canterbury

Psychological Services

Assessment and treatment for clients following injury, for post-accident grief, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression.
Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Gisborne, Taranaki, Manawatū-Whanganui, Wellington, Nelson & Marlborough (Nelson & Tasman), Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Initial Occupational Assessments (IOA) and Vocational Independence Occupational Assessments (VIOA)

For clients who are unlikely to return to the pre-accident role; assessment carried out by a Career Practitioner or Vocational Consultant. IOA identifies the client’s skills and potential future work options based on those skills, and what further training the client may require to meet requirements for specific job options. Job options are based around the ANZSCO and ACC work detail sheets. VIOA is an assessment after a BTW service that considers if the required training has been completed, and if the client is work ready from a skills perspective for the identified future work options.
Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Gisborne, Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Taranaki, Manawatū-Whanganui, Wellington, Nelson & Marlborough (Nelson, Tasman), Otago, Canterbury

Housing Modification

Assessment of client’s residential home. Aimed at assisting clients to live as independently and safely as possible, by removing structural barriers and/or adding fixed features in their homes to meet their identified injury-related needs.
Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Living My Life

A disability support service, delivered by a multidisciplinary team in the community, to ACC clients who have a long-term disability because of an injury.
Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Manawatū-Whanganui

Wheelchair and Seating

Assessment of a client’s injury-related mobility needs and recommendations provided to ACC.
Canterbury (excludes Timaru), Otago, Nelson, Southland

Hand Therapy

Specialised Physical Therapy for increasing functioning of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hands.
Timaru, Central Otago (excludes Christchurch and Dunedin)

Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)

An assessment performed by a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist that provides a snapshot of an individual’s physical capabilities at a moment in time. All providers have undergone specific training to provide this service.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Wellington, Canterbury (Christchurch), Otago

Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims

A multidisciplinary service for people affected by sexual abuse, to achieve recovery and wellbeing. The services are designed with the client and their family and Whānau at the centre and are tailored to meet the individual’s needs.

Training for Independence – Children and Young People

A paediatric-specific Training for Independence service, delivered by paediatric-trained Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists.
Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Nelson, Otago

Nursing Services

Provide community-based nursing treatment, usually in a client’s home, for the injury-related needs of clients whose treatment cannot be delivered by their General Practice team.