Authorisations to release records for insurance purposes – particularly when drafted in a very non-specific way – raise questions around compatibility with data protection legislation.
Patients' rights with regard to their medical history
Reconciling two conflicting interests: Cost-effectiveness of hospital care and protection of patients’ data
Medical and paramedical data is often highly sensitive. The disclosure of these data is subject to several rules.
Medical service providers must provide a copy of their invoice to the insured. It may be sent electronically.
Answers to common questions about data protection and privacy.
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Here you can find out everything about the new Data Protection Act, which comes into force on 1.9.2023.