Health insurance: Insured persons doing military or civilian service

Insured persons doing military or civilian service can suspend their health insurance for the duration of their service.

If more than 60 consecutive days of service are performed in the army, civilian service or civil protection, health insurance can be suspended for this period. The risk of illness and accidents is covered by military insurance throughout the period of service. Information on the relevant procedure will be provided by the authorities responsible for military or civilian service, to whom any queries should be addressed.

Last modification 03.07.2018

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