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I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

Hi,

I have been to see a GP today (Vaud), that was lovely little visit. I had a chat with the GP, an examination, a chest x-ray and another little chat with the GP.

I am essentially insured 3rd party fire and theft, my excess is 1500 CHF.

What sort of bill should I be expecting? roughly about 100 CHF or 1000 CHF?

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Lydia
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Old 09.08.2018, 13:18
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Hi,

I have been to see a GP today (Vaud), that was lovely little visit. I had a chat with the GP, an examination, a chest x-ray and another little chat with the GP.

I am essentially insured 3rd party fire and theft, my excess is 1500 CHF.

What sort of bill should I be expecting? roughly about 100 CHF or 1000 CHF?

Cheers

Lydia
What have fire and theft insurance to do with health insurance? You have that, do you?
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

I recommend that you phone the GP's practice, and ask the receptionist what the fees will be. Then you'll know for sure. Knowing the facts (even if they are unpleasant) can often dispell fear.
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

definitely more than 100 CHF. Could be 400 to 700 CHF.

If you took blood samples and things and a lab will get involved you could get into low-end three figures.
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What have fire and theft insurance to do with health insurance? You have that, do you?
Humour perhaps?
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

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I have been to see a GP today (Vaud), that was lovely little visit. I had a chat with the GP (1), an examination (2), a chest x-ray (3) and another little chat with the GP (4).

I am essentially insured 3rd party fire and theft, my excess is 1500 CHF.

What sort of bill should I be expecting?

Lydia
(1): CHF100
(2): CHF200
(3): CHF100
(4): CHF100

Total = CHF500.- give or take
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

I would say a couple of hundreds.
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

Hi,

Awesome, that is an OK bill I think!

Thank you very much!
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

270chf exactly


What's the prize for the correct answer?
Bonus point for when the bill will arrive, Sept? Oct? Nov?


Edit : Just checked a bill I got in February this year..when i broke a rib or two.
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Radiologie: Thorax et cotes y compris sternum : 32.09chf for first photo, 19.89chf for next photo
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

The prize is pride.

I am going for 666 CHF (the bill of the devil) - arriving in September (in time to eat my yearly pay increase).
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284.15.-
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

Surely you know what you are insured for for against sickness and accident insurance?
You need to be insured against both.

What's the gap - how can we help with more information
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Surely you know what you are insured for for against sickness and accident insurance?
You need to be insured against both.

What's the gap - how can we help with more information
Let me translate .. Third party fire and theft = UK most basic cheapest car insurance.. In reference to the OP having a high deductible here, cheapest policy..

OP will therefor have to pay the full bill, no insurance contribution and wonders what it will cost. Because it's normal here to just not bother to ask and wait for the bill.

Did i get that right?
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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

Gold star for you! This is exactly what I was saying!
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Let me translate .. Third party fire and theft = UK most basic cheapest car insurance.. In reference to the OP having a high deductible here, cheapest policy..

...

Did i get that right?
Wrong!

Most basic insurance in the UK is 3rd party only! (Granted itís not always offered and a lot of insurance only offer 3FT as the most basic)
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Wrong!

Most basic insurance in the UK is 3rd party only! (Granted itís not always offered and a lot of insurance only offer 3FT as the most basic)
There's always one to piss on the parade..
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Wrong!

Most basic insurance in the UK is 3rd party only! (Granted it’s not always offered and a lot of insurance only offer 3FT as the most basic)
And the OP has a 1500chf deductible which is not the most basic Swiss health insurance hence the addition of the fire and theft options.
I like her sense of humour.
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Old 09.08.2018, 18:05
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Let me translate .. Third party fire and theft = UK most basic cheapest car insurance.. In reference to the OP having a high deductible here, cheapest policy..
1500 isn't cheapest, 2500 is.

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Re: I have been to a GP now I am scared of the bill

OMG that is exactly right - you can read my mind!
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