Guaranteeing Medicare — modernising the health and aged care payments systems - Budget 2017-18

This measure provides funding to improve the stability of IT systems that support health, aged care and related veterans’ payments.

Information update: This Budget measure is not subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

This measure provides funding to improve the stability of IT systems that support health, aged care and related veterans’ payments.

This will support the department to maintain standards of compliance and system availability.

These activities are being undertaken as part of the wider Modernising Health and Aged Care Payments Services (MHACPS) Program to ensure the existing systems continue to operate reliably and effectively while a new Digital Payments Platform is designed and delivered.

Questions and answers

What date will this measure start and finish?

This measure starts 1 July 2017 and ends 31 December 2017.

Page last updated: 27 August 2017