Accident Compensation Corporation
If you lose some or all of your hearing as a result of a traumatic event, such as an accident involving an explosion, or a head, brain or ear injury, or work-related hearing loss, you may be covered by ACC for the injury.
Work and Income
Anyone who receives a benefit from Work and Income NZ can apply for a loan of up to $1000 to help with the purchase of hearing aids. The loan is deducted gradually from future benefit payments.
Environmental Support Services
Accessable NZ provide partial funding of hearing aids for adults aged 16 years or over with complex needs and those adults with a community services card and who meet certain criteria.
Hearing Aid Funding through the Ministry of Health Subsidy Scheme
The Ministry of Health manages the Hearing Aid Subsidy Scheme for hearing Aid funding. This web site will inform you about how it works.
Visit Ministry of Health Link
NOTE: Your Audiologist will be able to advise you on the financial support and government subsidies that are available.
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