Access Criteria assessment tool

This guide is intended to help clinicians assess whether their patient is eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments under section 4 of the access criteria.

My patient:
Ethnicity
Vaccination status
For most people, a primary course is 2 doses.
Age

Result will appear here

Your patient needs 5 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • has completed a primary course of vaccination 
  • is under 50 years old.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have five high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website 

Your patient needs 4 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is under 50 years old.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have four high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 3 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient has:

  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 50 and 64. 

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have three high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 4 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • has completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 50 and 64.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have four high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 3 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • has completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 65 and 74 years old.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have three high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient is eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments

Your patient:

  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 65 or 74. 

They are eligible under section 4.3.4 of the access criteria.

Your patient needs 4 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged under 50.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have four high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 3 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 50 and 64.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have three high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 2 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 65 or 74

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have two high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient needs 3 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged under 50.

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have three high-risk medical conditions as identified by the Ministry of Health.

Find the high-risk medical conditions - Ministry of Health website

Your patient is eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 50 and 64.

Your patient qualifies for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments under section 4.2.3 of the access criteria.

Your patient is eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments

Your patient:

  • is Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • has not completed a primary course of vaccination
  • is aged between 65 and 74.

Your patient qualifies for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments under section 4.2.4 of the access criteria. 

Your patient is eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments

Under access criteria 4.1, your patient is eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments.

Notes: 

*  As per Ministry of Health criteria(external link) of ‘severe immunocompromise’ for third primary dose

  • Patients must also meet criteria 1, 2, 3 and 5 to be eligible for funded antiviral COVID-19 treatments. 
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 Updated for the 18 July 2022 access criteria.