I write in response to your Official Information Act request, received by us on 11 June 2019. You requested the following information:
1. The total annual costs of treatment for people not eligible for publicly funded health services in New Zealand.
oCan I please have costs for each of the past five financial years, and
o Can you also tell me how much of those yearly costs have been written off as bad debt.
2. For the past financial year only, I'd also like to know the cost of the most expensive treatmentfor a single patient not eligible for publicly funded health services in NZ - and what type oftreatment it was.
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