Electronic referrals & requests
With the introduction of the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 and as part of the Government's Online Strategy, Medicare is now able to provide the IT standards that Medicare requires for electronic transmission, scanning and storage of Referrals to specialists/consultant physicians and Requests for pathology and diagnostic imaging services. If you would like to transmit, scan and/or store Referrals or Requests electronically, please refer to the following Medicare IT standards.
- Notice of Information Technology Standards under the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 for Electronic and Paper [PDF, 39Kb]
- Notice of Information Technology (IT) Requirements under the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 [PDF, 45Kb]
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Last updated: 25 September, 2013