Link My Health Record

My Health Record is an online summary of your health information that you and your healthcare providers can view securely.

Find out more about My Health Record on the My Health Record website. 

How to link My Health Record to myGov

Link using your Medicare details

Follow these steps to link My Health Record to your myGov account with your Medicare details:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Select View and link services.
  3. Select Link on the My Health Record tile. If you already have Medicare linked to your myGov account, we’ll use your Medicare details to link My Health Record. Select Continue and follow the prompts to link My Health RecordIf you don’t have Medicare linked to your myGov account, you’ll need to confirm your identity to link My Health Record. Continue with these steps:
  4. Select Use my Medicare record, then select Get Started.
  5. Enter these details:
    1. your Medicare card number
    2. your first and last name
    3. your date of birth
    4. your address. Select Next.
  6. Enter these details:
    1. the date your Medicare card is valid to
    2. the bank account details that your Medicare benefits are paid into
    3. the postcode of the doctor’s practise you last visited. Select Next.

You may need to answer more questions to confirm your identity. Enter your personal details and select Next.

Link using your Identity Verification Code

If you’re not eligible for Medicare or if you want to verify your identity over the phone, you can use an Identity Verification Code to link My Health Record to your myGov account.

To get a code, contact the My Health Record help line on 1800 723 471.

Follow these steps when you have an Identity Verification Code:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Select View and link services.
  3. Select Link on the My Health Record tile.
  4. Select Use my access code, then Get Started.
  5. Enter your Identity Verification Code, family name and date of birth. Select Next.

What you can do when you link

You and your healthcare providers can use your My Health Record online to:

  • view your medicinal information
  • manage your medical information in your record
  • view your pathology and diagnostic imaging reports
  • add or update your personal information
  • track your child’s development.

If you're unable to link

If you can’t link a service to your myGov account, contact the service for help.