Government response to Medicare card data saga disappointing and messaging contemptible: Centre for Internet Safety

The Centre for Internet Safety (CIS) at the University of Canberra has slammed the government’s response to revelations that Medicare card details of Australians were being traded on the dark web. Writing to the Australian Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee, CIS managing director Nigel Phair said the response from the Department of Human … Read more

Australia’s HPOS Medicare review opened for public consultation

The Australian government has opened its review into the Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) system, releasing a discussion paper on Friday for public consultation. The review, announced last month, is expected to consider the balance between appropriate access to Medicare card numbers for health professionals to confirm patients’ Medicare eligibility with the security of patients’ … Read more