Health Insurance

As a listed hospital, Salem-Spital accepts patients with private, semi-private and basic health insurance. The following overview provides information about our invoicing and cost coverage procedures.

Patients with private insurance

Inpatient care

As a private patient, your inpatient treatment at Hirslanden Salem-Spital is covered by your basic health insurance or accident insurance and your supplementary hospital insurance.

After your inpatient treatment, your doctor will invoice you directly for their services. We will charge your health insurance provider for the costs of all other medical services you received at the hospital. Around 18 days after you have left the hospital you will be sent an invoice for any extras such as telephone charges, drinks or visitor meals.

Outpatient care

Outpatient procedures or consultations such as x-ray examinations and radiotherapy are covered by your basic health insurance or accident insurance and your supplementary hospital insurance (minus franchise and excess). The same applies for minor operations that do not require an overnight stay at the hospital.

Patients with semi-private insurance

Inpatient care

As a semi-privately insured patient, your inpatient treatment at Hirslanden Salem-Spital is covered by your basic health insurance or accident insurance and your supplementary hospital insurance.

After your inpatient treatment, your doctor will invoice you directly for their services. We will charge your health insurance provider for the costs of all other medical services you received at the hospital. Around 18 days after you have left the hospital you will be sent an invoice for any extras such as telephone charges, drinks or visitor meals.

Outpatient care

Outpatient procedures or consultations such as x-ray examinations and radiotherapy are covered by your basic health insurance or accident insurance and your supplementary hospital insurance (minus franchise and excess). The same applies for minor operations that do not require an overnight stay at the hospital.

Patients with basic insurance

Inpatient care
For patients with basic health insurance residing in Canton Bern, inpatient treatment at Salem-Spital is covered by their compulsory health insurance or accident insurance. However they are required to pay the franchise and excess themselves.

We will send the invoice for the medical services directly to your insurance provider. Around 18 days after you have left the hospital you will be sent an invoice for any additional services such as telephone charges, drinks or visitor meals.

Outpatient care
Outpatient procedures or consultations such as x-ray examinations and radiotherapy are covered by your basic health insurance or accident insurance (minus franchise and excess). The same applies for minor operations that do not require an overnight stay at the hospital.

 

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