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
Age

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Your patient needs 5 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient is

  • fully vaccinated
  • 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 is:

  • not fully vaccinated
  • under 50 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 needs 3 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient is:

  • fully vaccinated
  • aged 65 or older. 

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 is:

  • fully vaccinated
  • 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 is:

  • not fully vaccinated
  • aged between 50 and 64 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 needs 1 high-risk medical condition

Your patient is

  • not fully vaccinated
  • aged 65 or over. 

To be eligible for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments, they must have one high-risk medical condition 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 is:

  • Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • fully vaccinated
  • 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
  • fully vaccinated
  • 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
  • fully vaccinated
  • aged 65 or older

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
  • not fully vaccinated
  • 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 needs 2 high-risk medical conditions

Your patient is:

  • Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • not fully vaccinated
  • aged between 50 and 64.

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 is eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments

Your patient is:

  • Māori or of Pacific ethnicity
  • not fully vaccinated
  • aged 65 or older.

Your patient qualifies for for funded COVID-19 antiviral treatments. 

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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