National Authentication Service for Health v1.0

National Authentication Service for Health v1.0

The National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) makes it possible for healthcare providers and supporting organisations to securely access and exchange health information.
NASH provides Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificates that help you or your organisation to:

  • access the My Health Record system; and
  • send and receive messages securely using software that meets the requirements of Secure Message Delivery.

NASH PKI Certificates can be issued to healthcare providers and supporting organisations that are registered in the HI Service. For more information about NASH, including information on how to apply for a certificate, go to the Department of Human Services website.

Identifier: 
EP-1011:2012
Date: 
30-03-2012
Type: 
application/zip
SHA256 Checksum: 
1f769104726c24b04b802e706bd73e9dc8118b3d1259a0f867b3869365af8422
Size: 
1.55 MB

Product Components

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1015:2012

Release Note for the National Authentication Service for Health Concept of Operations.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1014:2012

NASH Concept of Operations V1.0

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-1281:2013

This FAQ answers:

What identity information contained in a production or test NASH certificate should I use when validating a signature?

And

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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