Close important coverage gaps

You travel often and enjoy it? Wear glasses or contact lenses and engage in a lot of sports? Then our supplementary insurance Ambulatory is perfect for you.

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  • Up to 90%, max. CHF 250 per year for eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Travel insurance included for 8 weeks per trip
  • Cost contributions for outpatient care costs both domestically and abroad

Insured benefits

Below are the benefits Visana reimburses you in addition to the statutory benefits of basic insurance from the supplementary insurance Ambulatory:

Foreign coverage
Comprehensive protection for trips abroad. Emergency costs without restriction for hospital and outpatient treatments. Immediate assistance on-site and organized repatriation. Transport costs including medical repatriation to Switzerland unlimited, as well as search, rescue, and recovery costs up to CHF 25,000. Travel baggage, cancellation costs, credit and customer card insurance included.

Glasses and contact lenses
You receive up to 90%, max. CHF 250 per year, for eyeglasses and contact lenses. What does your basic insurance pay? Children and adolescents up to 18 years receive CHF 180 per year for their eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Correction of dental misalignments / Wisdom teeth
Up to 80% of treatment costs according to the OKP6-valid tariff, maximum of CHF 10,000 once. No contribution for wisdom teeth removal
Transport and rescue in Switzerland
In addition to the transport services of basic insurance, you receive up to 90% of transport costs, unlimited; 90% of rescue, search, and recovery costs, unlimited; 50% of travel costs, max. CHF 2,000 per year.
You receive up to 90% for non-compulsory medications approved by Swissmedic for the respective indication (exception: LPPV); 50% for medications on the Visana list; unlimited.
Aids and items
You receive up to 90% for purchase or rental, max. CHF 2,000 per year for medically prescribed aids and items.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need additional outpatient insurance?
With additional outpatient insurance - also known as supplementary health insurance - you can supplement your basic insurance and thus close important coverage gaps. You cover the costs for various treatments.
I'm traveling abroad for three weeks - is the additional outpatient insurance sufficient for this?
Yes, with the additional outpatient insurance you are adequately insured in the event of medical emergencies during a trip abroad: travel insurance included for 8 weeks/trip. Including emergency costs without restrictions for hospital and outpatient treatment. You only pay any statutory cost contributions that may arise on site.
Who can complete outpatient treatment?
You can take out the insurance if you live in Switzerland (official residence) and have a health declaration with a positive acceptance letter.
How and when can I cancel the insurance?
The minimum term is one year. The contract is automatically extended for another year each year when it expires.
You can cancel the insurance on December 31st and switch to another health insurance company in Switzerland. A notice period of three months applies. The cancellation must be received by Visana no later than the last working day in September. If the insurance premium changes, a one-month notice period applies. We must then receive the notice of termination by the last working day in November at the latest.