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Premium credit 2016

Depending on their legal canton of residence, insured persons may receive a premium credit in 2016. This will be paid to the entitled persons by CSS Insurance in the middle of the year.

Who is entitled?

All persons insured under the mandatory healthcare insurance whose legal place of residence on 1 January 2016 was in one of the affected cantons are entitled to a premium credit.

How will payment be made?

The credit will be offset against the June premium wherever possible, or paid out.

Details of payment account

Help make the reimbursement process fast and simple by notifying us of your payment account.

Who will receive the amount?

The credit will go to the person paying the premium at the time.

Does the amount of premium credit differ between health insurers?

The credit is the same for all health insurance companies. However, it does vary from canton to canton.

How often will the credit be received?

The credit for 2016 is a one-off payment.

However, the premium correction is being conducted over three years (2015, 2016, 2017). The persons entitled to receive a credit and the amount of that credit may vary from year to year. The Federal Office of Public Health will announce the amounts in question each spring.

Overview of premium credits per canton

Canton Amount per person   Settlement
AI CHF 20.75
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
FR CHF 16.25
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
GE CHF 57.30
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
GR CHF 0.45
  Charged with your premium from June onwards.
TI CHF 60.75
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
TG CHF 48.10
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
VD CHF 86.05
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
ZG CHF 13.35
  One-off payout from CSS in June.
ZH CHF 37.00
  One-off payout from CSS in June.