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Reimbursing eligible employers of non-DHB health and disability workers for the costs of immunising their staff against influenza

Reimbursing eligible employers of non-DHB health and disability workers for the costs of immunising their staff against influenza

Friday, May 6, 2022

Eligibility for reimbursement

Reimbursement is available for health and disability sector employees, self-employed lead maternity carers, and carers employed under individualised funding arrangements who:

  • have patient/client contact
  • are not eligible for a publicly-funded influenza immunisation (criteria available on the Pharmac website) or, are vaccinated by a provider who cannot claim for a publicly-funded influenza immunisation (eg, an occupational health provider).

For more information please visit this Ministry of Health webpage:

health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/influenza#reimbursement