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  • Cancellation of your health insurance

You want to cancel your health insurance? No problem! Here you can find all the information about how to cancel your health insurance and about the relevant notice periods.

Cancellation of the basic health insurance

To cancel the basic health insurance as of December 31, the termination letter must be received from your current health insurance company by registered letter until 30 November respectively until the last working day in November. When it comes to the cancellation of the health insurance is irrelevant, if your new premium is higher, lower or remains unchanged as the current premium.

To terminate the health insurance as of June 30, the termination letter has to reach your health insurance company with registered mail by March 31 or until the last working day in March.

However, a cancellation of the health insurance as of June 30 is only possible

  • for policyholders with a deductible rate of CHF 300 for adults and CHF 0 for children
  • who have a standard basic insurance. With alternative insurance models such as the Telmed or GP model the termination of health insurance is only possible as of December 31.

Cancellation of the supplementary health insurance

If you want to cancel your supplementary insurance, the following has to get noticed.

Cancellation of the health insurance in case of premium increase:

Notice periods given by your health insurance provider that are written in the general insurance conditions apply in this case. If the insurance premium of your health insurance have risen due a change to a higher age group, a cancellation of your health insurance is also possible.

Cancellation of the health insurance with an unchanged premium:

Also here the notice periods given by your health insurance provider that are written in the general insurance conditions apply for this case.

Overview of notice periods of various health insurance companies

 

Health insurer Minimum contract duration Notice period
Assura 5 years 6 months, at the end of the calendar year
Atupri 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Concordia 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
CSS 3 years 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Groupe Mutuel 5 years 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Helsana 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
KPT 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
ÖKK 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Sanitas 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Swica 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Sympany 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year
Visana 1 year 3 months, at the end of the calendar year

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