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- No patient co-payment payable
Inj 2 IU diphtheria toxoid with 20 IU tetanus toxoid, 8 mcg pertussis toxoid, 8 mcg pertussis filamentous haemagglutinin and 2.5 mcg pertactin in 0.5 ml syringe
- Brand Fully subsidised brand. Boostrix
- Subsidy $0.00
- Measure / Qty per 10
Funded for any of the following criteria:
A single dose for pregnant women in the second or third trimester of each pregnancy; or
A single dose for parents or primary caregivers of infants admitted to a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or Specialist Care Baby Unit for more than 3 days, who had not been exposed to maternal vaccination at least 14 days prior to birth; or
A course of up to four doses is funded for children from age 7 up to the age of 18 years inclusive to complete full primary immunisation; or
An additional four doses (as appropriate) are funded for (re-)immunisation for patients post haematopoietic stem cell transplantation or chemotherapy; pre or post splenectomy; pre- or post solid organ transplant, renal dialysis and other severely immunosuppressive regimens; or
A single dose for vaccination of patients aged from 65 years old; or
A single dose for vaccination of patients aged from 45 years old who have not had 4 previous tetanus doses; or
For vaccination of previously unimmunised or partially immunised patients; or
For revaccination following immunosuppression; or
For boosting of patients with tetanus-prone wounds.
Notes: Please refer to the Immunisation Handbook for appropriate schedule for catch up programmes.
Contractors will be entitled to claim payment from the Funder for the supply of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine to patients eligible under the above criteria pursuant to their contract with Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand for subsidised immunisation, and they may only do so in respect of the diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule.
Contractors may only claim for patient populations within the criteria that are covered by their contract, which may be a sub-set of the population described in paragraphs 1 – 9 above.
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- An asterisk symbol. 3 or 6 months should be dispensed at once
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- A triangle symbol. Three months supply may be dispensed at one time if endorsed "certified exemption" by the prescriber or pharmacist.
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- Sole Subsidised Supply
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