The agreements do not cover the cost of repatriation to the UK (repatriation) or routine monitoring of existing conditions. When a person receives services as part of the mutual agreement, they cannot register with a primary health organization (PHA). You should receive the same health grants as a New Zealand citizen who visits a family doctor as a casual patient when the doctor has decided that the condition requires immediate attention. You can register with a family doctor and you must receive an NHI number if they do not have one yet. If you exchange the words “UK” or “Southern” for “New Zealand” and “New Zealand” for “Uk” or “Australian” in the corresponding summaries above, you will see what the agreements on the rights of New Zealand citizens and state-of-residence owners in those countries say. Note: Reciprocal health care agreements with the following countries were denounced in 2016: the UK has reciprocal health agreements with several non-EEA countries and territories. More information about mutual agreement on public health can be found on this site or by email [email protected]. You can also call Medicare directly on 0061 2 9895 3333. If you plan to live or work in one of the countries of mutual agreement, the information contained in the links below may not apply. We also recommend that you purchase appropriate insurance coverage for the duration of your trip. Mutual health agreements do not replace the need for private travel health insurance. Be treated as persons entitled to the meaning of the law, in accordance with the provisions of the mutual health care agreement; New Zealand and Australia have a mutual health agreement, which means that New Zealand citizens travelling to Australia are entitled to limited subsidized health services for the necessary medical care during a visit to Australia. The mutual health agreement includes necessary medical treatment.
The necessary medical treatment is any illness or injury that occurs while you are in Australia and requires treatment before returning home. New Zealand has mutual health agreements with Australia and the United Kingdom (United Kingdom).