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Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

Hi guys,

Today I received a call from some "Buget organisation" that works with health insurance companies in Switzerland. They said that this year the Swiss insurance companies will increase the fees and they want to send a consultant to my house to discuss.

1)First is that true? that they increase the fees? My contract with my insurance company is valid until May 2015 and for February I didn't see any increase.

2) Do you know them or is it some scum? There is no "buget" at the internet but these guys have a call center I could recognise at my phone. I hope I heard it well because the lady spoke very poor english and I didn't speak well french. It is really weird because they have no presence at the internet, they are not funded by government and the rendezvous with the advisor is free. I am wondering where they get funding from. If you received a similar call, please share your experiences ! Thank you !
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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

My gut feeling says that they only want to sell you other insurances or whatever.
If you want to compare healh insurance I use comparis.ch
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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

Next time you receive a call like that, hang up. You don't need anyone to come to your house and sell you stuff, particularly if there's a big language barrier. That's just asking for trouble.
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Old 21.01.2015, 16:05
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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

Agreed with all the above. These people are independent consultants and make their money by selling fresh health policies.

Usually, at any time, you can change to a Telmed or HMO policy, and this will save you a lot.
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Old 21.01.2015, 16:06
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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

Don't go near them. It's cold telesales.

The first time I get a call from them, I add their number to the list that diverts straight to answering machine.
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Thank you all for your replies. Finally I didn't meet them and waste my time. They were very persistent to get a meeting in the beginning but fortunately they quit soon. I didn't receive any call from them again

The thing though is where all these people get the contact information from? Do the mobile services or banks sell the contact information here? Supposedly I shouldn't receive calls from anyone since I don't share my personal data

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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

don't think they sell mobile phone numbers, home numbers are on the phone book though. might be random unless this occurs on a regular basis, once an indian scammer called me and i don't see swisscom selling my numbers to scammers.
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thanx !
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Re: Buget organisation to decrease the fees of health insurance ?

You can get a star put against your details in the phone book and then Swiss companies at least shouldn't ring you up. If they do you can report them. Doesn't work for callers from outside the country though. More here:

http://info.local.ch/en/your-listing...rson-eintragen
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