The data processing regulations of Groupe Mutuel specify in particular the internal organisation, data processing procedures and access rights, in accordance with the Federal Ordinance on Data Protection Law (OLPD/VDSG).
Data processing regulations
In accordance with the Swiss Federal Law on Health Insurance (LAMal/KVG), Groupe Mutuel processes the data of insured persons on behalf of the member health insurers of Groupe Mutuel.
Certification and data protection label
The data reception service of the Groupe Mutuel medical department has been certified since 1 January 2014 in accordance with the Swiss Ordinance on Data Protection Certification (OCPD/VDSZ) for the reception of DRG-type (flat-rate per case) invoices issued by hospitals. In addition to administrative data, these invoices contain the medical information required for their control in coded form. The certification guarantees that medical data are processed in accordance with the relevant legal requirements (Art. 59(a) LAMal/KVG).
Groupe Mutuel has obtained the international GoodPriv@cy certificate, awarded by the Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems (SQS), for its Data Protection Management System (DMS) within the data reception service of its medical department.