Insurers want to access certain health data without consent

A draft bill, carried by Pierre-Yves Dermagne, would grant insurance companies a “mission of public interest” to give them access to health data. A taboo for some. A question of efficiency for others. Legal swamp in sight.

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Cis a bit like the Loch Ness monster. The one that tries to come back to each new government, but never goes beyond the egg stage. Except for the Vivaldi. At the request of the sector, the Minister for the Economy, Pierre-Yves Dermagne, tabled a draft bill aimed at “regulating, in terms of insurance, the processing of personal data concerning health in the context of of certain purposes. It is therefore a question of creating a legal framework allowing insurers, under certain conditions, to access a person’s health data.

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