The Difference between Medical Information and Information about Health Insurance Concerning to the Personal Data Protection
Paragraph 6 Personal Data Protection Act, which isenforced since March 15th 2016, relates to the proceptionof the personal data, such as medical records, medicaltreatments, gene, sexual lives, health examinations. Exceptfor each medical institutions, the biggest institution havingthe most of the above mentioned information wouldbe National Insurance Research Database. There weremedical related regulations for the former and they areapplied to the latter since the enforcement of PersonalData Protection Act. Even though the personal medicalinformation National Health Insurance Database collectedis incomplete, National Health Insurance Administrationplans actively the health passbook, the search engine formedical information in National Health Insurance, openingthese on the cloud network. In 2017, a project named SmartCloud Services for Health had been submitted, and theMulti-Applied National Health Insurance Database hadbeen confirmed as a important policy by Executive Yuan.However, the legal relationship of medical information andNational Health Insurance Data concerning to personal dataprotection needs to be clarified.