People in rural and regional Australia can opt in to My Health Record

19 August 2018: People living in rural and remote areas around Australia are being encouraged to create their own My Health Record and test it out during the extended opt out period which now ends on November 15.

Rural and regional Australians stand to benefit the most from having a My Health Record as they have higher exposure to health risks and injury, experience higher levels of disease and have less access to and use of health services compared to people in metropolitan areas.

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