Health check-ups – smart and sensible

Stay healthy! Check-ups and early detection of complaints by your doctor can help you. Prevent potential problems before they start and collect Plus points with Helsana+.

Health check-ups are just as important for men as they are for women. They can help you to stay healthy. The first thing you should do is talk to your doctor. Consultations and targeted check-ups can help identify risk factors and prevent diseases at an early stage. Depending on the findings, the doctor may then prescribe further examinations. Finally, they advise patients on suitable measures that are important for health.

Collect Plus points with Helsana+

With preventative health measures, you reap double the benefits. You take care of your health and also collect Plus points with Helsana. Convert valuable points into cash payments and attractive rewards.

Guidelines issued by Medix Schweiz, an alliance of progressive doctors' networks and individual doctors, can also assist with early detection. Medix Schweiz has been working in partnership with the Helsana Group for many years. Our brochure “Early detection thanks to medical check­ups” (PDF, 1MB) [in German] also answers questions you may have on the right time to get a health check-up.

Which health checks do we recommend?

  • Checks to identify risk factors or detect diseases affecting the cardiovascular system, such as blood pressure checks, tests to check your levels of cholesterol or blood sugar and screening for aortic abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Checks for the early detection of cancers such as cervical cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer or colon cancer
  • Checks for glaucoma (i.e. certain eye examinations)
  • For smokers, checks for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Helsana's services

Please note that: Not all recommended health checks are paid for under the terms of your basic or supplementary insurance policy. For detailed information on paying for health checks, please contact your Customer Service team on 0844 80 81 82.


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