Opt-out period extended for My Health Record

| 02 Sep 2018

The opt-out period for My Health Record has been extended until 15 November 2018, after a request was made by the Australian Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners. The extension will also be used to amend the 2012 My Health Record legislation to include an option for individuals to permanently opt-out of the system and have their record deleted if desired.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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