Costs and Financing

Costs in the Health Care System

The Swiss health care system is one of the most expensive in the world. Obsan examines the costs of Swiss health care and documents cost trends. It also explains differences between regions and cantons as well as at international level. In order to keep costs in check, various measures are being discussed, for example with regard to cost participation or the generic substitution of brand-name medication. With its analyses, Obsan looks at the potential and possible consequences of such measures.