Men mainly responsible for barbeque related accidents

Men mainly responsible for barbeque related accidents

June 9, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
Mainly men are responsible for the vast majority of accidents with barbeques which is costing insurance companies aro...
People will get more control over their health insurance policies.

People will get more control over their health insurance policies.

March 13, 2020, 7:04 a.m.
People will get more control over their health insurance policies.
Swiss stock market hit by yesterday's meltdown

Swiss stock market hit by yesterday's meltdown

March 10, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
The Swiss Stock Market didn’t escape the global meltdown yesterday. 
Online retailers not shipping to Switzerland costs Swiss consumers CHF 2bn a year

Online retailers not shipping to Switzerland costs Swiss consumers CHF 2bn a year

Feb. 26, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Consumers in Switzerland are being ripped off to the tune of billions of francs a year due to the inability to buy ma...
Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'

Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Switzerland has a problem which many other countries may be envious of – too many hospitals.
Motion put forward to tackle double insurance problem

Motion put forward to tackle double insurance problem

Oct. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Parliament is looking to tackle the problem of people being double insured. 
Zurich Insurance to compensate hotels after Thomas Cook collapse

Zurich Insurance to compensate hotels after Thomas Cook collapse

Sept. 27, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
The insurance company Zurich Insurance says it will act fast to compensate hotels that have lost money after the coll...
Mountain e-bike injuries rising

Mountain e-bike injuries rising

Sept. 13, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are being injured in the mountains as they take their e-bikes onto slopes.
Psychiatrist offers gay conversion therapy - and charges health insurance

Psychiatrist offers gay conversion therapy - and charges health insurance

July 5, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
The health magazine Gesundheitstipp has uncovered a psychiatrist in Küssnacht in canton Schwyz who’s offer...
Health insurance reform proposal misses signature threshold

Health insurance reform proposal misses signature threshold

April 17, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Two people’s initiatives aimed at reforming the Swiss health insurance market have failed to obtain enough sign...
Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

March 8, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for causing a serious accident while driving drunk, without a licence...
Parliament raises annual healthcare payout

Parliament raises annual healthcare payout

March 6, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Parliament has raised the minimum amount patients will have to pay before insurance kicks in.
Pharmaceutical sector out-earns bankers

Pharmaceutical sector out-earns bankers

Nov. 19, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Bankers are not the highest earners in Switzerland any more. 
Health insurance rates rise by 1.5%

Health insurance rates rise by 1.5%

Sept. 25, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
Good and bad news for health insurance.
Swiss patients spend billions of their own money for care

Swiss patients spend billions of their own money for care

Aug. 30, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
A new survey from the price comparison site, Comparis, confirms what many of us probably already suspect. Health care...
Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

July 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
Damage to vineyards during violent hailstorms in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud a week ago is expected to lead to ins...
Insurance companies expecting large storm claims

Insurance companies expecting large storm claims

June 18, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Insurance companies are bracing themselves for record breaking damage claims due to the recent storms.
Non-Swiss do pay more for car insurance

Non-Swiss do pay more for car insurance

Feb. 28, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
If you’re not Swiss, it’s really worth shopping around for your car insurance. A new survey has shown non...
Warm summer leads to insurance claim hike

Warm summer leads to insurance claim hike

Jan. 31, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Switzerland’s largest health insurer SUVA says last summer’s warm weather led to a hike in accidents.
Bern conference to look at health insurance premiums

Bern conference to look at health insurance premiums

Jan. 30, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
A major conference is going on in Bern discussing how to stop the relentless rise in health insurance premiums.
Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against health insurance hike

Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against health insurance hike

Nov. 20, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Around 500 people took to the streets on Saturday in Geneva protesting at yet another rise in health insurance premiums.
Geneva initiative launched to cap health insurance

Geneva initiative launched to cap health insurance

Nov. 14, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
An initiative is being launched in Geneva to cap the cost of health insurance to 10% of a household income.
More support for cantonal health system

More support for cantonal health system

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are coming around to the idea of cantons being able to run their own health insurance companies.
Health Insurance to cost more in 2018

Health Insurance to cost more in 2018

Sept. 29, 2017, 5:56 a.m.
Swiss health insurance premiums will be going up on average by 4% from January. But rates for children will be increa...
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