Introduction to Prepare

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PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record", within the meaning of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), formerly called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth).

By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016, on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency.

This section guides you through the completion of the relevant licence agreement and provides the information you need to know about the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) service and the My Health Record system.

This section includes the following steps:

Healthcare Identifiers Pre-Requisites

  • Accept the Licence Agreement
  • Healthcare Identifiers Licensed Materials
  • Healthcare Identifiers testing environments
  • Digital Health Incentive Product Register
  • Testing requirements
  • Healthcare Identifiers documentation

My Health Record system Pre-Requisites

  • Register for access
  • Receive Welcome Pack
  • Software Vendor Product Details
  • NASH PKI test certificate and NOC Test Pack

If your product is already integrated with the HI Service and the My Health Record system, you may be able to skip some or all of these steps.