Designated Auditing Agency Handbook

Ministry of Health Auditor Handbook (revised 2015)

Published online: 
13 April 2015


The purpose of this handbook is to state the Ministry of Health's requirements of designated auditing agencies (DAAs) for auditing and audit reporting for the certification of health care services under the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001.

The Designated Auditing Agency Handbook also gives providers of health care services a guide to specific requirements for various types of audits.

This version of the Designated Auditing Agency Handbook updates requirements specific to DHBs and interRai. Information from prior bulletins is also included as part of the update.

This handbook is updated periodically.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    13 April 2015
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-44812-2 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2015. Designated Auditing Agency Handbook: Ministry of Health Auditor Handbook (revised 2015). Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
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