Prescription Co-Payment

A $5 per item prescription co-payment will return on 1st July 2024.  This is payable to your pharmacy when collecting your medication.

This surcharge does not apply to patients who are:
- Aged 65yrs+
- Aged under14
- Community Service Card (CSC) holders.

You can check CSC eligibility by phoning 0800 999 999 or visit: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/products/a-z-benefits/community-services-card.html

For more information about prescription charges, please visit: https://www.govt.nz/browse/health/gps-and-prescriptions/prescription-charges/

Published on: 2 July 2024