DoH plans to have direct GP referrals to My Aged Care within 18 months

The federal government has finally given in to calls to allow GPs to send electronic referrals to the My Aged Care system from within their clinical software, announcing yesterday it hoped to have the capability available within the next 12 to 18 months.

A spokesperson for the Department of Health said it was currently investigating technology options to enable referrals from clinical information systems directly to My Aged Care, including the use of existing secure messaging services.

Posted in Aged Care

Tags: My Aged Care, secure messaging

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