Standpunkt

Standpunkt archive

In its publication Standpunkt, the Helsana Group gives its opinion on current issues in health policy, corporate policy issues, new products and services, and partnerships.

2016 Topics
September edition (e-paper)
  • Supply of medicinal products
  • Regulation of medication prices
  • Financing of outpatient and inpatient benefits
  • Financing of nursing home benefits
  • Dispensation of medication
May issue (e-paper)
  • Succession management and moratorium
  • Hospital inpatient costs
  • Medication pricing
  • Parliamentary initiative by Rolf Joder
  • Mammographies
March issue (e-paper)
  • National quality programme
  • Invoicing by doctors
  • Medication pricing
  • End to authorisation for doctors
  • Risk compensation
2015
November issue (e-paper)
  • Regulation
  • 20 years KVG
  • Delivery of data to FOPH
  • Transparent information
  • Parliamentary initiative by Leo Müller
September issue (e-paper)
  • Healthcare costs
  • Health technology assessment
  • Innovative medication
  • Supplementary Hospital Insurance
  • Pharmaceutical care
May issue (e-paper)
  • Draft ordinance on the Swiss Federal Health Insurer Supervision Act (KVAG)
  • Outpatients
  • Fixed-fee model for generic medication
  • Treatment research
  • Medication pricing
March issue (e-paper)
  • Growth in benefit costs
  • Optional deductibles
  • Dual-fixed financing
  • Medication prices
  • Social assistance
2014
November issue (e-paper)
  • After the vote on the single health insurance scheme
  • KVG/VVG differentiation
  • Revision of the Federal Therapeutic Products Act
  • Outpatient management
  • Multiple medication
September issue (e-paper)
  • Physiotherapy tariff structure
  • Federal draft law on the central quality institute
  • Compulsory nursing care insurance
  • Palliative care
  • Diabetes
May issue (e-paper)
  • Separation of KVG and VVG
  • New hospital financing
  • Joder parliamentary initiative
  • Approval and pricing of new medicines
  • Federal Therapeutic Products Act
March issue (e-paper)
  • Single health insurance scheme initiative
  • Dialysis methods
  • Oncology
  • Managed care
2013
November issue (e-paper)
  • Single health insurance scheme
  • Electronic patient file
  • Insurance Supervision Act
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Chronic Disease Score
September issue (e-paper)
  • Curafutura and HSK
  • GP's initiative
  • Single health insurance scheme initiative
  • Out-patient medicine
May issue (PDF, 1MB)
  • More and more outpatient operations
  • New hospital funding
  • Health2020
  • End-of-life care
March issue (e-paper)
  • Single health insurance scheme initiative
  • Medicines Act
  • Insurance Supervision Act
  • Health costs
2012
November issue (PDF, 1MB)
  • Hospital funding
  • The power of diagnosis
  • Premium refunds
  • Invoice control
August issue (PDF, 817KB)
  • Dialogue about quality
  • Supervision has its limits
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • GP's initiative
May issue (PDF, 3MB)
  • Managed care
  • In practice
  • Helsana study
  • Doctor-hopping
February issue (PDF, 981KB)
  • SwissDRG
  • Hospital funding
  • Netcare
  • SD doctors