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 problemOct. 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 collapseSept. 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 risingSept. 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 insuranceJuly 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 thresholdApril 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 injuriesMarch 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 payoutMarch 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 bankersNov. 19, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Bankers are not the highest earners in Switzerland any more.
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 careAug. 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 millionJuly 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 claimsJune 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 insuranceFeb. 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 hikeJan. 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 premiumsJan. 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 hikeNov. 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 insuranceNov. 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 systemOct. 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 2018Sept. 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...
Recent storm damage costs could reach CHF 85 millionJuly 14, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Property insurance companies have so far received 4,000 claims following last weekend’s storms, which badly hit...
Are there too many hospitals?May 29, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
Does Switzerland have too many hospitals ?
Switzerland asks other countries to keep check on insurance claimantsMay 26, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Switzerland is striking deals with other countries in an effort to crack down on people suspected of abusing invalidi...
Frontaliers warned to act on health insurance nowMay 3, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Border workers living in France are being warned to make sure their health insurance is sorted out by September &ndas...