A couple of days ago the AMA responded to the offer from the Government to provide certainty as to the payment that were available to GPs with regard to the NEHRS.
Government delivers PCEHR incentives for doctors
22 August 2012 - 7:45pm
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek tonight provided important policy clarity and greater incentives for GPs to become fully engaged more quickly with the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).
The AMA is a strong supporter of a quality workable shared health summary and has been in discussions with the Minister and the Department of Health and Ageing for some time seeking further clarification on how GPs could confidently provide PCEHR services for patients under existing Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) arrangements.
AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, said that the Government has listened to the AMAs concerns and delivered an outcome that will encourage doctors to become actively involved in the implementation of the PCEHR.
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