Medicare Overview v1.1.1

Medicare Overview documents provide an overview of Medicare-sourced information stored in an individual’s My Health Record.
An individual’s My Health Record can be used to collect administrative information from Medicare records. Such records relate to data sets of claims and registries managed by the Department of Human Services (DHS) Medicare:

  • Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) claims history;
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) claims history;
  • Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) records;
  • Australian Organ Donor Registry (AODR) records.

NOTE: This document type was previously referred to as "PCEHR Medicare Overview". The current name reflects the naming in the PCEHR system.

End products superseded by

A new version has been released for this end product

Please refer to Medicare Overview v1.2 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.

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This document is a Structured Content Specification (SCS) for a PCEHR Medicare Overview document. It specifies the information structure of the Agency-compliant PCEHR Medicare Overview in order to support the transfer of the following Medicare information:

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This document summarises the requirements for producers and consumers of the PCEHR Medicare Overview.

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This document provides a guide to implementing the 'logical' model detailed by the Agency's PCEHR Medicare Overview Structured Content Specification as an HL7 Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA) XML document.

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This incremental release introduces the template package library as a new product component.

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The template package library contains the template packages aligned with this clinical document type. It includes template packages for all conformance levels and document-type variants.

Release history

By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016, on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency. PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record", within the meaning of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), formerly called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth).

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