Accident insurance: EESSI

Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information across the EU  

Legal foundations for EESSI

The new Regulations (EC) No. 883/2004 and (EC) No. 987/2009 on the coordination of social security systems came into effect in the EU on 1 May 2010. Switzerland has been applying these Regulations under Annex II to the Agreement on the free movement of persons since 1 April 2012, and in its relations with the other EFTA member states since 1 January 2016.

Under these Regulations, paper-based communication is to be replaced by electronic exchanges among social security institutions – the Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI). This new method of communication offers a major opportunity to modernise data exchange, but it requires certain fundamental changes in information processing. The date on which EESSI will actually come into operation has yet to be determined.

Last modification 23.04.2020

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Insurance Supervision Division
Section Accident Insurance, Accident Prevention and Military Insurance
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Berne
Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 462 21 11
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