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CSS Insurance is our new health partner

The Roche Employees’ Association (AVR) is pleased to announce that CSS Insurance is our new health insurance partner. CSS is one of Switzerland’s leading insurers with agencies throughout the country, offering a wide range of innovative solutions and resources to support your health. The AVR has concluded a new framework agreement for supplementary health insurance in collaboration with CSS.

Your benefits
As an AVR member, you, your spouse/partner and any children living in the same household (up to the age of 25) can benefit from attractive preferential conditions on selected supplementary health insurance plans.

Change health insurer without a medical exam
We have reached the agreement with CSS that AVR members and their relatives can switch over to CSS Insurance without the usually required medical examination. This transfer offer entails the transfer of your existing insurance cover with your current insurer to a comparable supplementary insurance product from CSS. The transfer deal is valid until 31 December 2020 for Roche employees, who register as AVR members by 31 December 2019, and their relatives.

Note the notice periods
When switching over to CSS, the termination of your existing policy must be received by your current insurer no later than 30. September. CSS would be pleased to take care of any formalities involved in changing your insurer.

Info events and contact persons
With over 100 agencies in Switzerland (some of them within easy reach of the Roche sites in Basel and Rotkreuz), CSS will be happy to advise you in person.
Additionally, CSS will be present at the following Roche locations for information sessions:

  • 19 August 2019 in Basel: Session I from 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and Session II from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the large auditorium in Building 71 on Grenzacherstrasse.
  • 21 August 2019 in Kaiseraugst: Session I from 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and Session II from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Auditorium B in Building 218 on Hirsrütiweg.
  • 26 August 2019 in Basel: Session I from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the auditorium on Viaduktstrasse. Session II from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the large auditorium in Building 71 on Grenzacherstrasse.

If you have any questions about a possible switch or you want to find out more about the CSS offer, please contact CSS directly.
If you have any questions about the framework agreement, please contact the AVR secretariat ().
You find more details in the Q&A with the most frequent questions and answers (see downloads).

Useful Downloads

Questions and Answers (pdf, 353.637 kB)
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