My Health Record — continuation and expansion - Budget 2017-18

This measure streamlines healthcare provider registration and participation processes for the use of digital health services in Australia.

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

Description of Measure

This measure streamlines healthcare provider registration and participation processes for the use of digital health services in Australia.

The measure allows healthcare provider organisations to register in the Healthcare Identifiers Service via an online process rather than a paper based process.

The measure allows for automated distribution and renewal of healthcare organisational authentication certificates. It will also allow the My Health Record System Provider Portal to be accessed through the provider digital access service managed by the Department of Human Services.

This measure does not affect any payments.

Questions and answers

What date will this measure start and finish?

The measure will start on 1 May 2018 and is ongoing.

Page last updated: 27 August 2017