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).
The Agency, in conjunction with industry (including DHS Medicare Australia, the Department of Health, MSIA, AIIA and ACIVA, and state and territory health jurisdictions), has specified a set of conformance requirements for health software that uses Healthcare Identifiers.
A developer who wishes to claim that their software conforms to the requirements for using healthcare identifiers must complete this document to indicate which requirements are satisfied by their Healthcare Identifiers implementation.