Now that you know more about the Vermont Health Information Exchange, let’s talk about your options


If you want the benefit of all your providers having your medical record, you don’t need to do anything. If your providers participate, your records are shared on the Vermont Health Information Exchange.

Do Nothing

Get more information before you decide

Call the Vermont Health Information Exchange hotline directly to speak with the team about how health information sharing works and your options.



Don’t participate

You can choose to not have your records shared with providers. This is called opting out. If you opt-out, your record will still be stored in the Health Information Exchange, but your providers will not be able to see it, except in emergency situations. You can opt-out by filling out an online or print form or by calling the VITL hotline at 1-888-980-1243.

What are all of my options?

In addition to the options highlighted above, you can request a copy of your patient record or a report of the organizations that have accessed your record. Information about all of your options is provided below.

For questions or more information, please call the Vermont Health Information Exchange hotline at


9am–5pm, Monday–Friday, Except Holidays

If you have questions and want to talk to a professional independent of the Vermont Health Information Exchange, please call the Health Care Advocate Helpline at 1-800-917-7787.