Since April 6, 2011 and for all beneficiaries of the French social security, consult your medical file is now possible! Whether it’s your medical reports, prescriptions, radios or laboratory tests, you’ll be able to access them online through your Shared Medical Record.
How do I create your SMR? Are you insured and have a Vitale Card? The procedure is simple. Apply to a health care professional or health care facility. Read the information brochure you will receive. Give your consent. And that’s it, your SMR will be created with a National Health ID (NHI) and a password.
Wondering who can see your medical documents? Don’t worry: only the professionals you allow will be able to access it. And you will be able to check at any time who has seen your file.
Thanks to the SMR, medical follow-up is now simplified in France. As far as the going abroad is concerned, don’t forget to take out international insurance! Social Security covers for short stays mainly in the European Union and only according to its reimbursement scale.