30 September 2016
Oz Kiwi wants to hear from any Kiwis who have been told recently that due to a visa status change they won’t still be eligible for Medicare.
Do you have a family member whose visa status has changed recently? For example if a Kiwi’s non-Kiwi partner goes from a bridging visa to a spousal 820 visa.
Has your child had been denied a Medicare card or told they were no longer eligible for Medicare when they moved from the SCV to a permanent visa?
All New Zealanders are entitled to Medicare under the reciprocal agreement however their non-NZ citizen partner is not.
If you have received a letter from Medicare telling you that your child or yourself are no longer entitled to Medicare due to their visa status changing we want to hear from you.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org