Recognized equipment and devices

As of July 2020

We assume a portion of the costs of medical equipment and devices prescribed by a doctor that are not covered by basic insurance or are supplementary to AHV/IV benefits. You must submit the refusal of cover from the IV/AHV along with a doctor’s prescription.

Health Plus pays 75% of the cost up to a maximum of CHF 1,000 p.a. Health Complet pays 90% of the cost up to a maximum of CHF 2,000 p.a. Accident Private pays 100% of the cost following an accident up to a maximum of CHF 2,000 p.a. (including glasses and lenses).

Hearing and speech aids

  • Hearing aids

Devices to stabilize the limbs and torso

  • Cranial orthosis

Mobility aids

  • Walkers and other walking aids (e.g. frames or crutches)
  • Wheelchairs
  • Shoe inlays

Bed-rest aids

  • Mattresses and pillows to prevent the formation of pressure sores (decubitus)
  • Electrically adjustable nursing bed


  • Blood-pressure monitors
  • Wigs (for cancer patients)
  • Mite-proof mattress cover, bedcover, etc.

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