Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System - continuation

The government has provided funding to continue the personally controlled electronic (eHealth) record (PCEHR) system for 2014-15.

This measure started on 1 July 2014.

Description of the measure

The government has provided funding to continue the personally controlled electronic (eHealth) record (PCEHR) system for 2014-15.

An eHealth record system is a secure online summary of your health information.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

You will be affected by this measure if you are a consumer, healthcare provider organisation or healthcare provider individual.

Am I eligible for this measure?

All people seeking healthcare in Australia are eligible for an eHealth record.

All healthcare provider organisations and healthcare provider individuals (as defined in the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010) are also eligible to participate in the eHealth record system.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure is a continuation of the eHealth record system for a further year from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.

Page last updated: 16 March 2016

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