How myGov helps with My Health Record and Medicare
How myGov helps with My Health record and Medicare
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In this activity, you’ll learn how myGov can make it much easier to access information in your My Health Record and Medicare accounts.
When it comes to medical information, privacy is paramount, so you’ll also find out how myGov helps keep your sensitive health information secure.Start activity
My Health Record and myGov
The My Health Record service lets you see your pathology reports, add and manage your Advanced Care Plan (if you have one), control who can see your information, and update important health records.
The myGov website lets you see all this from the convenience of your own device at home, safely and securely. We show you more about My Health Record in the My Health Record and myGov course later on.
My Health Record and your privacy
You can manage what others see about your medical history in your My Health Record.
You can allow Representatives, such as a family member, friend or health professionals helping with your care, to access your health record. There are also lots of options for managing exactly what kinds of information your Representatives or others can see about your medical history.
Medicare and myGov
You’re probably familiar with most of the things you can do with Medicare, and the good news is that with a myGov account, you can do almost all of those from the comfort of your own home.
You can lodge and process claims, see information about benefits, such as which medicines are covered by Medicare, vaccine certificates and much more.
Processing a Medicare claim with myGov
Sometimes, you won’t be able to make a Medicare claim at the doctor’s office, but that doesn’t mean you have to visit a service centre, such as a Centrelink office, to get your benefit. With myGov, you can claim a Medicare refund online, without the hassle of leaving the house.
We show you how, step-by-step, in the upcoming Claiming Medicare with myGov course.
This is the end of the How myGov helps with My Health Record and Medicare activity.
Next up, if you have registered and are logged into the Be Connected website, you'll now be able to take a short quiz to finish the course. If you're not registered, you are now at the end of the All about myGov course.