Overview

Health policy (4)

Outpatient treatment and the other side of the coin

Medical progress means that there are now many more outpatients than inpatients. But this doesn't relieve the burden on premium payers.

Tarmed intervention – sensible, important and right

The Federal Council’s Tarmed intervention will rectify several shortcomings of the outdated tariff system and should result in annual savings of about 470 million francs. However, a full revision is now urgently required.

Small premium increase for 2018

In this interview, Rudolf Bruder, member of Helsana's Executive Board, explains the premium trend for 2018.

Federal Council wants to save 700 million with tariff intervention

The Tarmed tariff intervention by Federal Councillor Berset should improve transparency and reduce disincentives. Is this the right solution?