My Health Record (Nov. 2016)

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What is My Health Record?

Having a My Health Record means your important health information like allergies, current conditions and treatments, medicine details, pathology reports or diagnostic imaging scan reports can be digitally stored in one place. Healthcare providers like doctors, specialists and hospital staff can see these details online from anywhere at any time when they need to, such as in an accident or emergency.

You can register online for a My Health Record for you or a child at any time.

To register for a My Health Record, we need to verify your identity. To do this you will need to answer some questions relating to your Medicare card or Medicare history, such as the date of birth of people on your Medicare card or information relating to your Medicare or DVA claims history.

If you are registering a child, you must have parental responsibility for them and the child must be listed on your Medicare card. If this is not the case, you will need to apply in writing.

We’ll collect your answers and disclose them to Medicare or DVA (if relevant) to verify your identity. Without your answers, we won’t be able to create a My Health Record for you. The information we collect to verify your identity is not retained and we don’t disclose it anyone else. See our Privacy Policy for more details.

For all information and help available, please click on the link below and you will be taken to the myhealthrecord website.

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