Whether taking a break from your job or temporarily unemployed: With interim accident insurance from AXA you can extend your accident insurance under the Federal Act on Accident Insurance (UVG) by up to six months.
If you give up your job either permanently or temporarily or reduce your hours (notice of termination, unpaid leave, reduced hours, etc.), you remain insured against accidents by your current employer for 31 days. However, following the temporary extended coverage, your protection ends. By taking out AXA interim accident insurance, you can extend this protection by a maximum of six months.
If your employment relationship changes, due to termination without immediate re-employment, or because your working week drops below 8 hours, mandatory accident protection against non-occupational accidents ends. With interim accident insurance you can extend this by up to six months. This is recommended if you remain unemployed for longer than 31 days or are planning a longer period of unpaid leave.
Under the following circumstances, interim accident insurance is recommended: