General Practices that have arranged to receive their SMD commissioning document by Aug 1st have now been provided with additional time.
Practices will be considered to comply with Requirement 2 of the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) eHealth Incentive if by 1 August 2013 they have booked, arranged or registered for a compliant secure messaging product to be commissioned. This commissioning must then be completed by 31 October 2013 at the latest. See here for complete release.
For more information please refer to the NEHTA ePIP website: http://pip.nehta.gov.au/pip-implementation-overviews