No extra pay for e-health

Health minister Tanya Plibersek has confirmed that GPs will not be "paid extra" for  managing health summaries for their patients as part of the Federal Government's e-health scheme.

Speaking on ABC radio's AM program on Wednesday morning, Ms Plibersek said: "...the idea that they [GPs] would during a longer consultation be paid extra for recording that information in a computer program that many of them are already using is probably not the best