Articles of the European Health Data Space (EHDS), Article 9, Identification management



Article 9, Identification management, Articles of the European Health Data Space (EHDS), (Proposal_3.5.2022)

1. Where a natural person uses telemedicine services or personal health data access services referred to in Article 3(5), point (a), that natural person shall have the right to identify electronically using any electronic identification means which is recognised pursuant to Article 6 of Regulation (EU) No 910/2014.


2. The Commission shall, by means of implementing acts, determine the requirements for the interoperable, cross-border identification and authentication mechanism for natural persons and health professionals, in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 as amended by [COM(2021) 281 final]. The mechanism shall facilitate the transferability of electronic health data in a cross-border context. Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the advisory procedure referred to in Article 68(2).


3. The Commission shall implement services required by the interoperable, cross-border identification and authentication mechanism referred to in paragraph 2 of this Article at Union level, as part of the cross-border digital health infrastructure referred to in Article 12(3).


4. The digital health authorities and the Commission shall implement the cross-border identification and authentication mechanism at Union and Member States’ level, respectively.