Organisation

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  • Director-GeneralAnne Lévy, Member of senior management
    • Health and Accident InsuranceThomas Christen, Member of senior management
      • StaffMonika Rüegg
      • Health Insurance MedicinesAndrea Rizzi / Jörg Indermitte
        • Authorisation of Imm­unologicals and Other MedicinesBeatrice Bolinger / Silvan Röthlisberger
        • Authorisation of Oncologicals and Other MedicinesThomas Fankhauser
        • Medicines Lawvakant-vacant-vacante
        • Periodic Review of MedicinesMuriel Grämer
        • Other Review of MedicinesChantal Steiger
      • Health Insurance BenefitsKarin Schatzmann / Marc Schneider
        • Laboratory Tests and Medical DevicesChristina Appert
        • Health Technology AssessmentStephanie Vollenweider
        • Benefits LegislationDavid Stirnimann
        • Medical ServicesClaudia Scheuter / Stefan Otto
        • Political Affairs Sarah Neuenschwander
      • Tariffs and PrinciplesSandra Schneider
        • Data Management and StatisticsClaude Vuffray
        • Basics and InnovationSarah Ott
        • Quality and DiscountsMartine Reymond
        • Outpatient Tariffs and Service ProvidersBruno Fuhrer
        • Inpatient Tariffs and Service ProvidersVincent Koch
        • Secretariat Federal Quality CommissionMonika Diebold
      • Insurance SupervisionPhilipp Muri
        • AuditChristophe In-Albon
        • Operational Supervisiona.i. Renato Brunner
        • Governance SupervisionPascal Perren
        • Premium and Solvency SupervisionEsther Schütz
        • Legal Supervision of Health InsuranceStefanie Mathis-Zerfass
        • Accident Insurance and Prevention, Military InsuranceAlexandra Molinaro
    • Prevention and Public Health ServicesLinda Nartey, Member of senior management
      • StaffKarin Christen
      • Healthcare and Related ProfessionsSalome von Greyerz
        • Health EquitySerge Houmard / J. Dayer Schneider
        • Healthcare professions - PracticePriska Frey
        • Healthcare Professions RegisterDaniel Herzog
        • Healthcare professions - DevelopmentDéborah Prisi
        • Healthcare Professions - Basic Medical Care SectionBrigitte Hofer
        • National Health PolicyLea von Wartburg
      • Prevention of Non-Communicable DiseasesRoy Salveter
        • Prevention StrategiesMarianne Jossen
        • Scientific BasesAnnette Fahr
        • Policy BasesAdrian Gschwend
        • Implementation and Data SystemsCordula Blohm
        • Prevention in Society and the WorkplacePetra Baeriswyl / Kathrin Favero
        • Prevention in Treatment and counsellingAlberto Marcacci
        • Tobacco Control FundAnnina Sailer
      • Communicable Diseasesa.i. Parham Sendi
        • Surveillance SystemsAlain Fellmann
        • Bioinformatics and Data SciencesKatrin Schneider
        • Epidemiological AssessmentMirjam Mäusezahl
        • Strategies and Legal BasesHans Matter
        • Prevention and PromotionStefan Enggist
        • VaccinationGerald Dziekan
        • Infection Control and Control MeasuresCéline Gardiol
        • Emerging Infectious Diseases and Inter­national CooperationClaudio Zaugg
    • Health ProtectionAndrea Arz de Falco, Member of senior management
      • StaffMariette Scheidegger
      • Radiation ProtectionSébastien Baechler
        • Non-Ionising Radiation and DosimetryEvelyn Stempfel
        • Radiological RiskDaniel Storch
        • Radiotherapy and Medical DiagnosticsPhilipp Trueb / Reto Treier
        • Ambient RadioactivitySybille Estier
        • Research Facilities and Nuclear MedicineNicolas Stritt
      • Chemical ProductsSteffen Wengert
        • Risk EvaluationSabine Frey
        • BiocidesPierre Crettaz
        • Market Control and AdviceHeribert Bürgy
        • REACH and Risk ManagementBrunhilde Kolp Buchs
        • Indoor PollutantsRoger Waeber
      • BiomedicineMatthias Enderle
        • Human ResearchBrigitte Meier
        • Therapeutic Products LawEdith Luginbühl
        • TransplantationAlexandra Volz Wenger / Susanne Nyfeler
        • Biosafety, Human Genetics, Repro­ductive MedicineThomas Binz
      • Chemical Product Notification Authority Mauro Schindler
    • Digital Transformation and Steering Nassima Wyss-Mehira, Member of senior management
      • Staff Marie-Anne Fasnacht
      • Digital TransformationMathias Becher
        • Digital HealthLorena Kegel
        • eHealth Suisse Competence and Coordination CentreMartine Bourqui-Pittet
        • Digital Transformation Programmes and ProjectsDaniela Eggli
        • Enterprise Architecture and Securitya.i. Adrian Costea
        • IT-Service­ManagementRoger Bussard
      • Steering Nassima Wyss-Mehira
        • FinanceMarkus Stuber
        • Human ResourcesSusanne Ryter De Simone
        • Organis. Development and SteeringChristoph Michel / Michael Gabathuler
        • GEVERUrs Zbinden
    • Management ServicesBarbara Thévoz Lagast, Member of senior management
      • Political and Official AffairsPatrick Allemann
      • Language ServicesChristine Studer
      • Evaluation and ResearchHerbert Brunold
      • Facility ManagementChristoph Jost
    • Legal AffairsMichael Gerber, Member of senior management
      • StaffRenato Abis
      • Legal Area 1Markus Schlatter
      • Legal Area 2Amedeo Cianci
      • Legal Area 3Rafael Häcki
      • Legal Area 4Catrin Walser
      • Criminal Proceedings SectionMichael Burri
    • International AffairsNora Kronig Romero, Member of senior management
      • StaffManuela Mini Baser
      • Health SectionRhena Forrer / Mari Viro Moser
      • EU and Neighbouring StatesRita Grünenfelder
    • Communication and CampaignsAnnetta Bundi Boschetti, Member of senior management
      • Public Health Information and CampaignsAdrian Kammer
      • Communication and MediaKatrin Holenstein

Key figures

Permanent posts as of December 2022

684 staff (179 full-time positions, 505 part-time positions – excluding fixed-term and temporary positions, apprentices, interns)

Global budget 2023

Approx. CHF 247 million (of which CHF 53 million is attributable to COVID-related expenses)

Ring-fenced funds

Approx. CHF 3.24 billion, of which CHF 3.0 billion is reserved for premium reductions in compulsory health insurance system and CHF 162 million for military insurance payments.

Last modification 30.12.2022

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