Web service update from Services Australia—factsheets now available

21 Jan 2021

The AMA attended a Services Stakeholder Consultative Group meeting at which an update on the Health Delivery Modernisation was provided. Services Australia has since released several factsheets about the planned upgrades to several digital health and aged care channels that will commence by 13 March 2022. General practices may be impacted by these changes. The factsheets provided outline what steps may need to be undertaken to ensure general practices are ready. 

Updates will impact the following channels: 

Medicare Online   

  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs - via Medicare Online  

  • Australian Immunisation Register - via Medicare Online  

  • ECLIPSE  

  • PBS Online   

  • Aged Care web services   

Factsheets and updates now available include: 

  • Fact sheet 1 – Web services for Medicare Online, DVA, AIR and ECLIPSE 

  • Fact sheet 2 – Web services for PBS Online 

  • Fact sheet 3 – PRODA Organisation for web services. (this has also been included with fact sheets 1 & 2) 

  • Update – Web services for Aged Care 

  • Update – Web services: July 2020 update 

More information about the updates is available from Services Australia here