The role of health insurance companies in the Swiss and German healthcare sector, webinar

Private and public health insurers play a significant role in the DACH area health care sector. The insurance funds and private insurance companies need to find a balance between all interest groups in the field, like authorities, financiers, patients, doctors and other health service providers. Every country has a unique way of organizing and providing affordable health services for citizens.

Business Finland’s Smart Life Finland program is inviting Finnish health technology companies to a webinar to find out more about the German and Swiss health insurance system and the roles of different interest groups in the field.

Time: 9 November 2021, 14–15:15
Place: Online


This webinar is run in collaboration with Michael Wagener, Brain4Healthcare, Carsten Schmid, Digital Health Port in Germany and Pekka Niskanen, Fennobiz in Switzerland.


  • Finnish health technology companies
  • Finnish diagnostics companies
  • Finnish health ICT & data companies


14:00 Welcome Remarks

14:05 Insight to Health insurance market in Germany and in Switzerland

  • The healthcare and social security structure
  • The health insurance system
  • Health insurance market & case examples of the providers
  • Decision-making process in health insurance companies
  • Opportunities for Finnish solution providers
  • What you need to know/have to know for market entry
  • Q&A

15:10-15:15 Closing Remarks

After the webinar, the material is available for Finnish companies by contacting Sanna Sipilä-Axnix.


Contact person

Sanna Sipilä-Axnix
Business Finland, Austria


Source: Business Finland