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7 Devices

7
Devices
(1)
This regulation applies when—
(a)
an audiologist does an assessment and report under regulation 5; and
(b)
the claimant has covered hearing loss; and
(c)
the claimant has the Corporation's prior approval to the application of this regulation; and
(d)
an audiologist fits devices for 1 ear or both ears for a trial period of at least 2 weeks; and
(e)
an audiologist provides follow-up services and incurs expenses for handling and management; and
(f)
at the end of the trial period, the claimant chooses to receive devices.
(2)
The maximum cost that the Corporation is liable to pay for devices for each ear with covered hearing loss is prescribed … in the Schedule.
(3)
The cost to which the claimant is entitled is payable—
(a)
when the devices are first fitted; and
(b)
at intervals of at least 6 years subsequently.

History Note - Regulations of New Zealand

Subclause (2) was amended, as from 1 July 2014, by reg 8 Accident Compensation (Apportioning Entitlements for Hearing Loss) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/153) by deleting “in table 1”.

Historical Versions - Regulations of New Zealand

Show the historical version (1 January 2011 to 30 June 2014)

7
Devices
(1)
This regulation applies when—
(a)
an audiologist does an assessment and report under regulation 5; and
(b)
the claimant has covered hearing loss; and
(c)
the claimant has the Corporation's prior approval to the application of this regulation; and
(d)
an audiologist fits devices for 1 ear or both ears for a trial period of at least 2 weeks; and
(e)
an audiologist provides follow-up services and incurs expenses for handling and management; and
(f)
at the end of the trial period, the claimant chooses to receive devices.
(2)
The maximum cost that the Corporation is liable to pay for devices for each ear with covered hearing loss is prescribed in table 1 in the Schedule.
(3)
The cost to which the claimant is entitled is payable—
(a)
when the devices are first fitted; and
(b)
at intervals of at least 6 years subsequently.

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