The Taranaki District Health Board funds community pathology services under the following conditions
- The test requested is included in the Taranaki District Health Board Schedule of tests
- Where the patients meets the Ministry of Health eligibility criteria
- Where the test is requested for diagnostic purposes
Not all patients are eligible for Taranaki District Health Board funded laboratory tests. If the patient is not eligible then the patient will need to pay for the tests at the Collection Centre.
Additional information on test funding eligibility, please visit Ministry of Health website.