Debt incurred by ineligible patients

Official information request details

  1. The total amount of debt incurred by the District Health Board in treating ineligible patients or those from overseas for the financial years of 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 20187/18, and 2018,19.
  2. A breakdown of the number of patients who incurred these debts, (the totals as above) for the financial years of 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19.
  3. Can the DHB then please also advise what happens to these debts incurred by ineligible patients? Are they struck out? Does the DHB cover the costs – how does this process work?

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