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Outpatient hospital treatment

More and more surgeries and procedures are being performed on an outpatient basis, i.e. without an overnight stay in hospital. Our insurance reflects that, and offers you exclusive additional benefits with our myFlex Hospitalisation Insurance. It ensures that you can enjoy greater comfort and more privacy during any outpatient procedure.

Outpatient not inpatient

We offer you the following attractive additional benefits so that you can relax and take things easy when you have an outpatient procedure.

myFlex Balance Hospitalisation Insurance myFlex Premium Hospitalisation Insurance
Free choice of doctor in a CSS partner clinic
Free choice of doctor from the list of CSS partner clinics.

Free choice of appointment
Benefit from being able to choose your appointment, and get rapid access to the most suitable specialists and hospitals from among CSS’s partner clinics.

Privacy in hospital
Enjoy separate waiting and recovery areas.

Accommodation options before or after an outpatient procedure at a CSS partner clinic or in a hotel allocated by the hospital concerned.
Max. CHF 900 per calendar year Max. CHF 1,400 per calendar year
Benefits in relation to your treatment (irrespective of clinic)
- Parking charges
- Return travel costs
- Home-delivered meals
- Care at home
- External childcare
- Help in the home and garden
- External pet care
Max. CHF 100 per calendar year Max. CHF 200per calendar year

List of outpatient treatments

We have put together a list of all of the treatments, tests and procedures that are conducted on an outpatient basis only, and organised them according to specialist area.

Specialist area Treatment | Test | Procedure
Eyes Cataracts
Musculoskeletal system Hand surgery
Foot surgery (excl. bunion)
Removal of bone implants (osteosynthesis material)
Knee arthroscopy, incl. meniscus procedures
Heart Cardiac catheter
Vascular surgery Varicose vein treatment
Other vascular reconstruction (excl. coronary)
Surgery Haemorrhoid procedures
Hernia surgery
Umbilical hernia surgery
Surgical treatment of anal fistulas
Gynaecology Cervical procedures
Uterine procedures
Urology Fragmentation of gallstones, urinary and bladder stones using extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ECSWL)
Ear–nose–throat (ENT) Tonsillotomy

Offer conditions

You must fulfil the following conditions to profit from our exclusive additional benefits when receiving outpatient hospital treatment:

  • Available only to those insured under myFlex Balance or myFlex Premium Hospitalisation Insurance.
  • CSS maintains a list of CSS partner clinics, incl. what they offer in terms of the first four benefits above.
  • You can claim benefits related to your treatment regardless of which clinic you go to. No bills issued by family members or friends will be accepted.
  • Benefits are connected with outpatient treatment in Switzerland, and the services must be used immediately before or after an outpatient procedure. Benefits will be paid for services provided up to no more than three days from the date of the procedure.
  • The procedure is now only performed on an outpatient basis (in accordance with the list of the Federal Office of Public Health or canton).