Member News

NO LONGER SUPPORTED – PKI certificates using Secure Hash Algorithm version 1 (SHA-1) from January 2017

13 December 2016

The web browser industry will no longer support PKI certificates using Secure Hash Algorithm version 1 (SHA-1) from January 2017. The Department of Human Services (Human Services) will be issuing both SHA-1 and SHA-2 PKI certificates to cater for different transaction channels.  SHA-2 certificates are required for web browsers only.  Human Services will continue to…

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EDI Channel – new reason code

12 December 2016

The Australian Government Department of Human Services would like to advise the release of a new reason code for the EDI channel only.   What to do: For stakeholders who transmit Simplified Billing claims via the EDI channel.   We request you incorporate the new Medicare reason code – 3 digit code file to ensure…

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AS2828 Revision Project with Standards Australia – Seeking an MSIA Rep

09 December 2016

We are looking for an MSIA representative, email your interest to eo@msia.com.au – please find below furtehr information from Richard Lawrance, CEO HIMAA The Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) has been informed by Dr Bronwyn Evans, CEO of Standards Australia, that its proposal to revise the Australian Standard 2828, relating to paper-based and…

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Join the MSIA Digital Health Strategy Review Working Group!

09 December 2016

The last time Australia had a Digital Health Strategy was 2008 – almost a decade ago. ADHA is keen to get your opinions as emphasised above, and we are putting a submission together which must be lodged by 31 January 2017. We would love you to be involved, so please advise our Executive Officer Jessica…

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Ministerial and Health Leaders Meeting on the Digital Health Strategy

09 December 2016

Ministerial and Health Leaders Meeting on the Digital Health Strategy Sydney 5 Dec Sydney – President’s Review The venue was a far cry from the Intercontinental where NeHTA used to host its up market events. Tim Kelsey’s motto  “act like a taxpayer and think like a patient” appears to be working. On Monday, at Sydney’s…

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Planned Outage MyHealth Record

09 December 2016

Good afternoon, The System Operator advises there will be a planned outage to the My Health Record system Software Vendor Test (SVT) environment from 17:30 Friday, 16 December 2016 to 08:30 Monday, 19 December 2016 AEDT. This is a planned upgrade to the SVT environment to the latest code base of the My Health Record…

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TELECONFERENCE – Aged Care Funding Changes 12 December 2016

09 December 2016

Good afternoon, Earlier this week, the Government announced a revised package of aged care funding changes originally included in the 2016‑17 Budget.   The legislative changes giving effect to these measures have now been finalised. The department will be holding an information session on these changes on Monday 12th December 2016 at 4pm AEDT. Ph: 1800…

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TELECONFERENCE – Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) 16th December 2016

09 December 2016

Dear Software Vendor  You are invited to participate in a teleconference about the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR), released on 30 September 2016.  The AIR project team will respond to any questions you may have about the AIR, or the updates which may be required to your systems. To participate, please dial in on Friday 16th…

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UPDATED – DHS Simplified Billing form

05 December 2016

The Australian Government Department of Human Services (the department) would like to advise that the following Simplified Billing form has been updated and is available on the department’s website. Medicare Two-way claim form (MS001) – https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/forms/ms001 Please commence using the new version of the above Simplified Billing Medicare Two-way claim form immediately and request that you…

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