The Swiss Health Care System: how does it work!?

medicoExpats arriving to Switzerland must to solve many doubts but nothing compares knowing how the Swiss health system works: understanding the schweizer Gesundheitssystem is a necessity and also a big challenge.

In our case, we decided to consult to an expert in health insurance who explained us all regarding the Swiss health system. Do you want to know what she explained us? Find out more!

First step: understand how the System works

In Switzerland, the Healthcare System is public but private… or vice versa: the State guarantee medical assistance to all people but private insurance companies (krankenkasse auf Deutsch) is the responsible of providing assistance. Or maybe I must say “commercializing” since everybody has to pay for it (at that point Healthcare System seems more private than public, right?). Continue reading