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Arcosana is a CSS-owned general health insurance company offering low-cost basic insurance models. It provides all the same services as CSS Insurance, such as the myCSS client portal.

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The advantages for you

  • Low-cost basic insurance.
  • Identical benefits to all other basic insurers – as prescribed by the Federal Health Insurance Act (KVG).
  • Same services as CSS Insurance – such as the myCSS client portal.

Good to know

Mandatory insurance cover
Everyone living or working in Switzerland must have basic insurance.
Same benefits for all
All of the models and health insurers pay the same benefits for illness, accident, pregnancy and childbirth.
Your contribution
Basic insurance runs from January to December. You have the opportunity to cancel your basic insurance by the end of November each year.
Four providers – the same service
CSS, Arcosana, Intras, Sanagate – these are the providers in the CSS Group. All three offer the same personal service.

Choose your basic insurance

See your own doctor first

Family doctor model

  • Your family doctor is always your first point of contact
  • Free choice of eye doctor and gynaecologist
  • Min. 7% premium discount
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Telephone advice first

Telmed model

  • Telephone advice from medical experts
  • Free choice of doctor after consulting the telemedicine centre
  • Min. 9% premium discount
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Telemedicine & the family doctor model combined

Multimed model

  • Choose between your family doctor and advice by phone
  • Free choice of eye doctor, gynaecologist and midwife
  • Min. 12% premium discount
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Consult your network doctor

HMO model

  • Your medical network doctor is your first point of contact
  • Free choice of eye doctor and gynaecologist
  • Min. 14% premium discount
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Free choice of doctor

Standard model

  • Free choice of doctor
  • Go directly to a specialist
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Further details about Arcosana

  • Independent surveys confirm that our clients are satisfied: Comparis has given Arcosana a rating of 5.3.
  • The CSS Group acquired Fribourg-based general health insurance company Accorda in 2004. Arcosana AG was founded, and policyholders were integrated into the new insurance company. Arcosana appeals primarily to price-conscious individuals and families looking for cost-effective basic insurance models.

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How you benefit

Good reasons to choose CSS

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