Eligibility to enrol

Am I eligible to enrol at Rātā Medical General Practice?

Your entitlement to subsidised health care is dependent on your residency status.  The eligibility criteria are:

*   A New Zealand citizen.

*   An individual who holds a resident visa or permanent resident permit and has been lawfully in New Zealand for a minimum of 2 years or is an Australian citizen able to demonstrate intent to stay in New Zealand for a minimum of 2 years or a work permit holder able to demonstrate that is able to be in New Zealand for a minimum of 2 years.

*   Refugee

*   Other - the grounds for entitlement needs to be provided.

Please speak to one of the Rātā Medical Reception Team or Practice Manager if you have any questions about eligibility to enrol. More information is also available at www.health.govt.nz and on our health information privacy statement - available here.

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