Everything you need to know about health insurance in Switzerland
Switzerland

Everything you need to know about health insurance in Switzerland

From who pays your healthcare to the rules for getting extra coverage, here are the basics of health insurance in Switzerland.

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France

UPDATE: How to access mental health services in France

Everything you need to know about health insurance for freelancers in Austria
Austria

Everything you need to know about health insurance for freelancers in Austria

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Germany

EXPLAINED: How dental care works in Germany

Applying for residency in Denmark: Why you might need health insurance during processing period
Denmark

Applying for residency in Denmark: Why you might need health insurance during processing period

Reader question: Can Swiss health insurance exclude me if I have pre-existing conditions?
Switzerland

Reader question: Can Swiss health insurance exclude me if I have pre-existing conditions?

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Switzerland

Swiss bureaucracy: Eight essential documents you need to know about

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Germany

Health insurance in Germany: Five reasons to switch from public to private

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Norway

How Norway’s health insurance scheme works and the common problems foreigners face

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic
Germany

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic

Reader question: Will my Swiss insurance cover me if I catch coronavirus abroad?
Switzerland

Reader question: Will my Swiss insurance cover me if I catch coronavirus abroad?

Reader question: Do I need my health insurance card to get vaccinated in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Reader question: Do I need my health insurance card to get vaccinated in Switzerland?

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Germany

Expat life: how digital services are finally improving in Germany

How to get financial support and save money in Germany in 2021
Germany

How to get financial support and save money in Germany in 2021

Five tips for getting cheaper health insurance in Switzerland
Switzerland

Five tips for getting cheaper health insurance in Switzerland

How much will you pay for Swiss health insurance premiums in 2021?
Switzerland

How much will you pay for Swiss health insurance premiums in 2021?

Germany reports rising number of people without health insurance
Germany

Germany reports rising number of people without health insurance

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Spain

What are the best private health insurance options in Spain for Brits?

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Germany

Healthcare in Germany: the time-saving tech for expats

Health insurance experts warn of extra fees to come
Germany

Health insurance experts warn of extra fees to come

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Germany

Expat healthcare in Germany: why prevention is better than cure

Could Swiss health insurance premiums become less expensive?
Switzerland

Could Swiss health insurance premiums become less expensive?

Switzerland set to introduce 50 franc fee for emergency room visits
Switzerland

Switzerland set to introduce 50 franc fee for emergency room visits

How the cost of health insurance in Switzerland depends on where you live
Switzerland

How the cost of health insurance in Switzerland depends on where you live

How to save money on your Swiss health insurance
Switzerland

How to save money on your Swiss health insurance

How this expat family navigated Switzerland’s health insurance ‘minefield’
Switzerland

How this expat family navigated Switzerland’s health insurance ‘minefield’

No-deal Brexit: UK issues healthcare warning to British travellers to Switzerland
Switzerland

No-deal Brexit: UK issues healthcare warning to British travellers to Switzerland

‘Masturbation helps you fall asleep’: German health insurer’s self-help campaign goes viral
Germany

‘Masturbation helps you fall asleep’: German health insurer’s self-help campaign goes viral

Swiss health insurers warn of premium hike in 2020
Switzerland

Swiss health insurers warn of premium hike in 2020

Swiss health insurer forced to pay one million-franc hospital bill
Switzerland

Swiss health insurer forced to pay one million-franc hospital bill

Patients in Germany to be given speedier doctor’s appointments
Germany

Patients in Germany to be given speedier doctor’s appointments

Swiss MPs backtrack on plans to hike out-of-pocket health care costs
Switzerland

Swiss MPs backtrack on plans to hike out-of-pocket health care costs

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

German doctors debate added fees to ‘no-show’ appointments
Germany

German doctors debate added fees to ‘no-show’ appointments

Switzerland moves to make people pay greater share of health costs
Switzerland

Switzerland moves to make people pay greater share of health costs

Answer this: What’s the best health insurance to go for in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Answer this: What’s the best health insurance to go for in Switzerland?

Health insurance: Swiss Socialists call for premiums to be capped at 10 percent of income
Switzerland

Health insurance: Swiss Socialists call for premiums to be capped at 10 percent of income

How self-employed people in Germany will finally be able to afford health insurance
Germany

How self-employed people in Germany will finally be able to afford health insurance

Swiss health insurance costs set for smaller rise in 2019
Switzerland

Swiss health insurance costs set for smaller rise in 2019

Health insurance: Vaud to cap premiums at 10 percent of income
Switzerland

Health insurance: Vaud to cap premiums at 10 percent of income

Everything expats should know about Danish healthcare
Denmark

Everything expats should know about Danish healthcare

Health insurance to get more expensive again in 2019: report
Switzerland

Health insurance to get more expensive again in 2019: report

‘The Swiss government must make lifesaving drugs affordable’
Switzerland

‘The Swiss government must make lifesaving drugs affordable’

Health insurer ‘must pay childbirth costs of blacklisted patient’
Switzerland

Health insurer ‘must pay childbirth costs of blacklisted patient’

Radical 10,000-franc excess plan ‘could slash Swiss health insurance bills’
Switzerland

Radical 10,000-franc excess plan ‘could slash Swiss health insurance bills’

The key to making the most of your assignment abroad

The key to making the most of your assignment abroad

From ‘skyrocketing’ demand to scepticism: one year of medical marijuana in Germany
Germany

From ‘skyrocketing’ demand to scepticism: one year of medical marijuana in Germany

Going under the knife in Germany: ‘it was all over almost before it began’
Germany

Going under the knife in Germany: ‘it was all over almost before it began’

Medical marijuana in ‘high’ demand with over 13,000 applications: report
Germany

Medical marijuana in ‘high’ demand with over 13,000 applications: report

Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against rise in health insurance premiums
Switzerland

Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against rise in health insurance premiums

Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not paying health insurance premiums
Switzerland

Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not paying health insurance premiums

Geneva initiative aims to cap health insurance premiums
Switzerland

Geneva initiative aims to cap health insurance premiums

Swiss health insurance premiums to rise four percent on average in 2018
Switzerland

Swiss health insurance premiums to rise four percent on average in 2018

Doctors on demand: why digital healthcare is great news for expats

Doctors on demand: why digital healthcare is great news for expats

German healthcare – everything you need to know
Germany

German healthcare – everything you need to know

Germans go to doctor WAY too much, says insurer
Germany

Germans go to doctor WAY too much, says insurer

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

The Swiss cantons that blacklist people for not paying their health insurance premiums
Switzerland

The Swiss cantons that blacklist people for not paying their health insurance premiums

Expat checklist: five simple steps to help you settle in

Expat checklist: five simple steps to help you settle in

Steep health insurance rises for some in 2016
Switzerland

Steep health insurance rises for some in 2016

Health insurers eye higher costs for the ‘lazy’
Switzerland

Health insurers eye higher costs for the ‘lazy’

Health insurer offers smart watch discount
Germany

Health insurer offers smart watch discount

Health insurer wrongly claims woman dead
Germany

Health insurer wrongly claims woman dead

Swiss reject public health insurance plan
Switzerland

Swiss reject public health insurance plan

Public V private? Swiss mull health system shift
Switzerland

Public V private? Swiss mull health system shift

Swiss health insurance premiums ‘set to jump’
Switzerland

Swiss health insurance premiums ‘set to jump’

Millions could pay less health insurance
Germany

Millions could pay less health insurance

Tens of thousands claim medical mistreatment
Germany

Tens of thousands claim medical mistreatment

Private health insurance not worth it for workers
Germany

Private health insurance not worth it for workers

WTO worker ‘defrauds’ health insurer of $3.4m
Switzerland

WTO worker ‘defrauds’ health insurer of $3.4m

Swiss MPs oppose new health insurance model
Switzerland

Swiss MPs oppose new health insurance model

Study: Hospital error kills 20,000 each year
Germany

Study: Hospital error kills 20,000 each year

France set to eliminate up-front GP fees
France

France set to eliminate up-front GP fees

Over-billing doc ordered to repay health insurers
Switzerland

Over-billing doc ordered to repay health insurers

Bankrobber granddad spared jail for sick child
Germany

Bankrobber granddad spared jail for sick child

Ambulance bill threat in city-insurers row
Germany

Ambulance bill threat in city-insurers row

Dr. Rösler to the rescue: Health Minister attends to fainting woman
Germany

Dr. Rösler to the rescue: Health Minister attends to fainting woman

Unions call for end to private health insurance
Germany

Unions call for end to private health insurance

No extra health insurance fees for 2011, Rösler says
Germany

No extra health insurance fees for 2011, Rösler says

Depression and schizophrenia filling German hospital beds
Germany

Depression and schizophrenia filling German hospital beds

Conservative MP calls for a ‘fat tax’
Germany

Conservative MP calls for a ‘fat tax’

Sick leave for psychological problems at record high
Germany

Sick leave for psychological problems at record high

Higher health insurance costs approved
Germany

Higher health insurance costs approved

Rösler’s health reforms rebuffed by coalition colleagues
Germany

Rösler’s health reforms rebuffed by coalition colleagues

Software glitches earn health insurers billions in extra cash
Germany

Software glitches earn health insurers billions in extra cash

Government loses sick pay vote by slim margin
Sweden

Government loses sick pay vote by slim margin

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Switzerland

Health insurance costs to rise next year

What you should know about your Swiss health insurance before you go abroad
Switzerland

What you should know about your Swiss health insurance before you go abroad

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The biggest culture shocks experienced by expats in Europe

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What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

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Healthcare in Switzerland: Everything expats should know
Switzerland

Healthcare in Switzerland: Everything expats should know