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Medical care programme for high blood pressure

Are you learning how to take high blood pressure medication for the first time or thinking about changing your accustomed medicine? Or perhaps you are experiencing complications or have questions about taking high blood pressure medication?

In conjunction with the TopPharm pharmacy, CSS Insurance is now offering a care programme for people with high blood pressure. The programme includes needs-based advice aimed at reducing the risk of secondary disease associated with high blood pressure and at boosting your quality of life.

For the time being, this service is available only in German.

High blood pressure counselling has many advantages

  • Personal
    Your health coach will advise you in person and show you how to change your daily habits so as to influence your health positively.
  • Security
    The programme includes at least three advisory sessions in which you will learn about the medication and its effects.
  • Support
    A digital measuring device from iHealth (blood pressure monitor, step counter, scale, etc.) will help you additionally to manage your blood pressure. CSS pays CHF 75 towards the cost.

Services and cover

The health coaches of TopPharm pharmacies will help you to reach your target blood pressure values, besides offering you medical treatment. The primary focus is on providing personal advice about the risks of secondary disease from high blood pressure and on taking the medication correctly. Furthermore, you will learn how to change your daily habits so as to optimally benefit your health. Depending on your needs, this can include topics such as exercise, nutrition, smoking and stress.

By participating in the programme, you will also receive a CHF 75 cost contribution towards an iHealth measuring device (blood pressure monitor, step counter, scale, etc.).

The costs for the support programme for high blood pressure are met in full by CSS Insurance, provided you are insured with CSS or Intras and have supplementary medical costs insurance.

Participation

  • You can stop by at one of more than 120 TopPharm pharmacies without having to make an appointment. Please be sure to take your insurance card with you.
  • The TopPharm pharmacy uses your insurance card to check whether your cover is sufficient for participating in the programme.
  • The consultation starts with an evaluation of your state of health.