Will you be taking part in e-health?

GPs are still looking for clarity this week on how much the profession will receive for their role in creating and curating personally-controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) under the Federal Government’s national system.

Last Wednesday health minister Tanya Plibersek announced that level B, C and D attendance items could be claimed by doctors “creating or adding to a shared health summary on an e-health record, which involves taking a patient’s medical history as part of a consultation”.

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