A new milestone for the National eHealth ID (INS)!



A new order has just been published in the Journal Officiel of 08/06/2021 in order to approve the amendments to the standard relating to the "French National eHealth ID" (INS), initially approved by a previous order of 24 December 2019.

It is a major step in accelerating the deployment of the INS.

These guidelines define the methods for implementing the obligation to list health data with the INS as provided for in Article R. 1111-8-1 of the Public Health Code. This obligation for professionals, facilities, services and organisations to list the health data they process with the INS took effect on 1 January 2021.

The deployment of the listing operation has been accompanied since 2019 by the Ministry of Health, with the support of the Agence du Numérique en Santé, on the one hand, and by the National Health Insurance Fund, with the support of GIE Sesam Vitale, on the other.

In order to take into account the needs of the field, as identified by several pilot sites, it was necessary to make adjustments to the first version of the standard.

This decree therefore makes three structural documents enforceable:

These reference documents concern the entire health and social care ecosystem. In particular, publishers must abide by them, especially in the context of Ségur certification.