If you have existing ACC cover or a WINZ disability allowance and require extra funding for medicinal cannabis, we can help!

ACC Applications

$20.00

We recommend that you follow the process below for the best chance of success for your application.

You must already have ACC cover.

Communicate with your ACC case worker to determine their requirements.

Trial medicinal cannabis for a period of at least 6-8 weeks to determine if you experience a benefit.

If you have a positive outcome from your trial, we can provide you with a covering letter, a summary of evidence, and a completed ACC1171 form (section C) – request for unapproved pharmaceutical funding.

Make sure you include all paid invoices, covering letter, summary of evidence, and completed form to ACC for the best chance of success.

Remember, we cannot guarantee approval from ACC. It is up to your case worker and ACC to make the final decision regarding your application.

Work and Income Applications

$20.00

We recommend that you follow the process below for the best chance of success for your application.

You must already be receiving a Disability Allowance. If you don’t currently receive a Disability Allowance, please apply via your GP.

If you already receive a Disability Allowance, please communicate with your case worker to determine their requirements.

Trial medicinal cannabis for a period of at least 6-8 weeks to determine if you experience a benefit.

If you have a positive outcome from your trial, and you are eligible, we can provide you with a covering letter, a summary of evidence, and a completed WINZ S22 Medical Certificate – reimbursement of additional costs arising from a disability.

Make sure you include all paid invoices, covering letter, summary of evidence, and completed form to WINZ for the best chance of success.

Remember, we cannot guarantee approval from WINZ. It is up to your case worker and WINZ to make the final decision regarding your application.

Private Medical Insurance

You may be able to have your treatment plan funded by your private medical insurance provider. We are not directly affiliated, so you will need to communicate directly with your private insurance company in the first instance to determine whether your particular plan covers medicinal cannabis GP and specialist consultations and/or prescription medicines.