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DG-3098
Version
1.0
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Active
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Updated

Quick intro

Registering a business partner organisation as a participant in Provider Connect Australia™ (PCA™) can only be done through the Provider Connect Australia™ (PCA™) portal.

Register an organisation

To register as a subscriber, click "Add Organisation" and then paste the following at the end of the URL in your browser:

?subscriber=true
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subscriber business partner register organisation screenshot 1

Once an organisation has been registered, the subscriber status is "Pending Submission" state until the participation agreements have been submitted (as highlighted in yellow below):

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subscriber business partner register organisation screenshot 2

Review, sign and submit the participation agreements

The next step is to download, review, sign and upload the Business Partner Participation Agreement:

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subscriber business partner review sign submit screenshot 1

After you have submitted the signed Business Partner Participation Agreement, the subscriber status will change to "Pending Approval".

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subscriber business partner review sign submit screenshot 2

After the PCA™ Operator approves the document, the status will change to "Approved".

Create a partner service

After the organisation is approved as a subscriber, you can create a partner service for publishers to publish to. 

To do this, click on the "Partner Services" tab (highlighted in yellow below) to display the form to input a partner service.

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subscriber business partner review sign submit screenshot 2

You can specify the partner service category and include an information use statement

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add partner service screenshot

And specify a partner service website:

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partner service website screenshot

Add a subscriber identifier system

Once your partner service has been created, you can also add a subscriber identifier system to enable publishers to publish identifiers that you understand and can be used for matching purposes. 

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subscriber business partner add subscriber identifier screenshot 1

The identifier system can be apply to different profiles (i.e. Location, Healthcare Service, Practitioner or Practitioner Role) as required.

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subscriber business partner add subscriber identifier screenshot 2

Authorise client system

After adding a partner service, you can authorise a client that you have registered.

To do this, click on the "Authorised Systems" tab highlighted in yellow:

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subscriber business partner authorise client system screenshot 1

This will bring up a form for you to enter the client_id provided as a response from registering the client using the Register Client operation.

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subscriber business partner authorise client system screenshot 2

You will then be presented with a screen to confirm the software detail and current roles for the registered client.

NOTE: You can set the roles at both organisation and partner service level; this controls the level at which the registered client can operate.

Below the roles are set at the organisation level. 

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subscriber business partner authorise client system screenshot 3

Once saved click "Close" on the notification dialog and then "Cancel" to take you back to the organisation home screen.

Get client system endpoint details

To determine the client system endpoint details, click on the Client System Endpoint Details link. This will be the base url for the subscriber operations.

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subscriber business partner get client endpoint screenshot 2

You have completed the Subscriber (business partner) participation configuration and can now perform subscriber operations.

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