A Community Services card can help you with the cost of healthcare. You will pay less for some health services simply by showing your card.
CSC reduces the cost of:
-After Hours doctor visits
-Visits to a doctor who is not your regular doctor
-Emergency dental care by an approved dental provider(ring Age concern to help locate one).
-Travel and accommodation for treatment at a public hospital outside your area when you have been referred (at least 80km away).
The Community services Card is available for permanent residents of New Zealand or those with refugee status.
It is means tested.