E-health snubbed over liability concerns

MO understands that despite almost three months of negotiation, the health department,  AMA, RACGP and medical insurers have yet to reach agreement on the extent to which practices should be liable for claims arising from use of the system.

Further meetings have been scheduled this week in an effort to break the deadlock in time for practices to sign up before the system goes live on 1 July.

A department spokesperson said the patient consent form is expected to go to print soon but said consultations on a range of