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Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

National News // Oct. 14, 2019

We’re paying at least a billion francs a year too much in health insurance premiums – and that’s due to the high cost of medications. 

Pixabay Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

The survey by Santésuisse came to the conclusion by calculating how much health care would be if pharmaceuticals cost the same as the rest of Europe. In many cases the cost of drugs is double the European average according to Santésuisse. 

Health insurance premiums continue to rise – although the hikes this year are not as high as previous years. 


 

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