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Even with just a small monthly payment, supplemental insurance can be an excellent investment for dealing with life’s health challenges, offering a range of benefits from eyewear to gym memberships. When is it worth doing? More...

The prospect of rising basic health insurance costs is proving a cause for concern for policyholders. Almost one in two families is going to struggle to pay any more for their health insurance. This was revealed in a Comparis survey. More...

Want a new look, but new glasses are not really an option on your budget? Find out whether supplemental insurance can help. More...

As it stands, compulsory basic health insurance in Switzerland offers a very good level of healthcare. Nevertheless, you may still want to take out supplemental insurance. Find out why here. More...

It’s spring in Switzerland and the air is heavy with pollen. We’ve compiled some tips to help allergy sufferers. More...

In a study on medicinal cannabis, the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) concluded that cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in the cannabis plant, has the potential to treat medical conditions. However, the medicine is not paid for by health insurance companies. More...

Good news for taxpayers: Dental costs, health insurance premiums and other medical expenses are tax-deductible. More...

Efficient health insurance providers are key to a sustainable healthcare system in Switzerland. The generally low administration overhead for basic insurance is a sign that competition between the different insurers has a positive effect on their efficiency. With its annual Efficiency Award, Internet comparison service comparis.ch singles out the health insurers with the lowest proportion of administration costs with respect to the premium volume. More...

Numerous small changes were made to the Health Insurance Benefits Ordinance in the new year. One of the most important ones affects expectant mothers: They can now choose to have all their planned check-ups carried out by a midwife. More...

Dial N for nuisance: with advertising calls, telemarketers and call centres upset consumers – with no regard for applicable law. In some cases they even do this using the name of comparis.ch. More...