Health Insurance: What is this email telling me that my health place has been created?

Protected, “My Health Place” makes it possible to store all information suitable for medical follow-up (prescription, results of biological analysis, medical reports, etc.). (© La Presse de la Manche)

You may also have received this email, telling you that “My Health Space Service has been created.”

Rest assured, this is not a scam, but indeed A health insurance approach Launched by the government in February 2022 to allow access to this digital health record.

What is my health?

Since the beginning of 2022, the Ministry of Health has been running an information campaign to promote this new digital health record, which replaces shared medical records.

How this digital space works, we explained in a previous article Save all important documents related to your health (X-rays, prescriptions, test results, medical certificates, etc.), Accessible by all health professionalsFor better monitoring of your situation.

It allows you to centralize this information in a single online space and exchange it with healthcare professionals through secure messaging. Professionals “can leave your health documents there and consult with those who are already there with your approval”, Amelie points out to the site.

In order to consult with your documents, health professionals must ask for your contract, and if they do not, they will be fined. Every time a healthcare professional consults with a document, you will receive a notification.

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Why is my space created automatically?

In this context, Health Insurance has contacted all policyholders, via e-mail or post, “offers them Either to activate their profile, or to refuse to create it within 6 weeks.

This e-mail informs policyholders that, If no action is taken on their part, their profile will be created automatically at the end of this period “, Explains health insurance on his site.

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After the 6-week opposition period has expired, a “My Health Space” profile has been automatically created for all policyholders who have not expressed their opposition. Health Insurance notifies the people concerned by sending an e-mail 48 hours after their profile is automatically opened.

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Setting up a service

This explains why policyholders receive an email, which does not seem to come out of nowhere indicating the creation of their personal space. Don’t panic if, like us news.frYou had something I forgot this deadline.

Policyholders have been contacted on a number of occasions in this regard, which may cause some to be suspicious, even fearful of potential phishing attempts (attempts to scam through calls, SMS, e-mail or fraudulent mail). This is not the case.

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Contact by news.frHealth Insurance could not specify the total number of emails sent, The service is “still in the process of deployment”.

L’Assurance Maladie simply says that the creation of my health space “for everyone, regardless of their health insurance plan […] : Employees, self-employed, students, farmers, etc.

But what if I’m against it?

If you Anti When you create your account within these six weeks, your personal space is not usually created. And if you ultimately refuse to allow your health data to be accessible online that any professional would like to consult with, but you do not express your refusal in a timely manner, you can always do so.

As we explained in this article, it is always possible to close your account once it has been created.

To do this, you must first log in to the website with your identifier, go to the “Settings” tab, then “Close profile.”

An account to activate

Health insurance further reminds you that creating an account does not mean it Active.

To activate it, the insured must go to the My Health Space site with the temporary code (received via e-mail or post) and his Vitale card. Not this code Valid for six weeks onlyBut a new code can be requested again after this period.

On the other hand, for a health professional to be able to submit a document there, it is not necessary to activate your My Health Space profile, it is possible as soon as it is opened automatically by health insurance.

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