The Insurance Supervision Division is responsible for supervising health and accident insurers and for the military insurance system. It has supreme oversight in relation to accident prevention.
The division supervises insurers in areas including governance, risk management, solvency and capital investments. It also approves health insurers’ premiums. In addition it oversees the legislative processes associated with the Health Insurance Supervision Act, the law on accident and military insurance, and part of the Health Insurance Act and its implementing ordinances. The division is also responsible for allocating funds to the cantons for premium reductions and for monitoring the effectiveness of the premium reduction system. It is further responsible for all matters related to the risk equalisation scheme and the social health and accident insurance systems in an international context.
Head of Insurance Supervision Division
Last modification 11.03.2019