The Ordinance on the calculation of costs and the classification of benefits by hospitals and medico-social establishments within the health insurance (OCP/VKL) specifies, in Article 4: Are deemed to be semi-hospital treatments within the meaning of Art. 49, para. 5 of the Act, planned hospital stays for examinations, treatments and care requiring attendance or care immediately after the treatment, as well as the use of a bed. Are also presumed to be semi-hospital treatments repeated hospital stays in clinics, day or night.
The comfort of a double room. Free choice of doctor.
Relaxation method which aims to promote a relaxed state of consciousness between vigil and sleep.
The activities of health insurers are monitored by the competent federal authorities. For compulsory health insurance under LAMal/KVG (social insurance), the supervisory authority is the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). A specific law, the Law on Insurance Supervision (LSA/VAG), was enacted on 1 January 2016.
For private supplemental insurance under LCA/VVG, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is the body which closely supervises the activities of insurers in this field.
Any insurance plan taken out as a complement to the social health insurance within the meaning of LAMal/KVG (LAMal/KVG, Art. 12.2). Supplemental insurance is governed by the Law on Insurance Contracts (LCA/VVG). The implementation of supplemental insurance by health insurers must be authorised by the Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP) (OAMal/KVV, Art. 13).