In response to the coronavirus pandemic the Federal Council had declared that an extraordinary situation exists in Switzerland. Among other things this had an impact on arrangements relating to compulsory basic health and accident insurance.
On 22 June 2020, Ordinance 3 on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19 Ordinance 3) came into force. With this and the decision to end the special situation, Ordinance 2 on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19 Ordinance 2; SR 818.101.24) was repealed.
This has consequences for the documents:
- Coverage of the cost of inpatient treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Coverage of the costs of outpatient services provided remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Information to insurers and cantons (rehabilitation and payment collection/reminder procedure)
- FOPH letter: coverage of pharmaceuticals
As of 22 June, these documents no longer apply and the related FOPH recommendations have been revoked.
With the amendment of the Covid 19 Regulation 3 as of 18 September 2020, the factsheet about the rules for coverage of the costs of testing for SARS-CoV-2 and of associated medical care was revised.
Last modification 12.10.2020