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Anyway we can reduce our Swiss family health insurance which costs circa CHF 1,100 per month: Being English and Swiss, do Bupa or someone similar do a Global annual policy which we could use instead, whilst still being being officially resident in Zurich ?
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Re: Family Health Insurance

Short answer, No
Longer answer, Swiss law requires you to be insured with recognised insurer if you are resident here. BUPA probably wouldn't offer you a suitable policy and even if they did it would probably not be cheaper than anything offered here for the same cover.
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Re: Family Health Insurance

thx. with the current GBP/CHF exchange rate, Swiss Health Insurance is just crazily expensive at over CHF 1,000 per month for a family of 5, its close to GBP 10,000 per year
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thx. with the current GBP/CHF exchange rate, Swiss Health Insurance is just crazily expensive at over CHF 1,000 per month for a family of 5, its close to GBP 10,000
While I agree that health insurance is a serious blow to our budget here, when you moved you passed to a Swiss salary, so comparing with GBP doesn't make much sense...
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Re: Family Health Insurance

Increase your deductibles.

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You need to stop trying to compare pounds and Swiss Francs. You live in Switzerland now so comparisons for this sort of thing are a waste of time. Have you checked on Comparis.ch to see if you can find anything cheaper?
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