Laboratory contracts provide for 'free' testing for all diagnostic work, and for breast and cervical screening, all other testing is chargeable. When requesting tests of a commercial nature (e.g. insurance medical, pre-employment medical, immigration testing, seasonal workers), you need to clearly state this on the request form. In such cases the patient is liable for all laboratory costs and payment is normally required at the time of testing
For copies of the latest patient charging schedule and eligibility criteria can be downloaded by clicking on th following link;
Patient charging schedule
Payment is always required by Non-New Zealanders and New Zealand citizens when they:
All Non-New Zealand citizens are also charged for all tests unless:
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