I refer to your email, dated 16 October 2019, requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.
1. The total amount of debt incurred by the District Health Board in treating ineligible patients or those from overseas for the financial years of 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, and 2018/19.
2. A breakdown of the number of patients who incurred these debts, (the totals as above) for the financial years of 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19.