New rules for e-health PIP revealed

New details have emerged showing what GPs must do to avoid losing e-health practice incentive payments worth up to $50,000.

Under changes to come into effect next February, practices seeking the incentive payments will be forced to sign up for the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system and meet several conditions.

These will include showing they have the capacity to upload event summaries and shared health summaries - which will include a list of patients' diagnoses, medications, adverse reactions and allergies, and are meant to be