Swiss voters reject plan to switch from private to public health systemBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5990 (Published 02 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5990
- Ned Stafford
Voters in Switzerland have rejected a proposed plan to dismantle the nation’s private health insurance system and replace it with a new state operated system.
In a nationwide referendum held on 28 September, 62% of voters opposed the establishment of a single state run entity providing basic health insurance, preferring instead to keep the private system, which currently has 61 private companies.
The Green Party of Switzerland issued a press statement after …