1500 practices miss out on e-health PIP payments

Some 1500 GP practices have failed to meet Federal Government targets for uploading MyHealth Records, leaving them thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Controversial targets were introduced this year demanding each practice uploads a set number of shared e-health summaries in return for e-health Practice Incentive Program payments.

On Wednesday, the AMA said it had been told that 1500 general practices had missed the targets and a further 69 practices had simply withdrew from the e-health incentive program.

“This means