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Frontaliers to get choice of Swiss hospital use

Local News // Sept. 22, 2016
Frontaliers to get choice of Swiss hospital use

Around 30,000 border workers could soon have the opportunity to choose where they get treatment from a list of Swiss hospitals.

The Council of States has followed the National Assembly on this revision of the Law on Health Insurance.

The choice will be offered to some 30,000 commuters and their family members, as well as 7,000 retirees and their family members who are subject to the basic insurance and living in a member state of the EU or EFTA.

The revision of the bill is a bid to strengthen cross-border collaboration.

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