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Online 9.11.2021

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

14–15:15 Finnish time

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Sanna Sipilä-Axnix
Business Finland, Austria
sanna.sipilä-axnix (at)
+43 664 9693 213

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.

Smart Life Finland program is inviting Finnish health technology companies to a webinar on health insurance system in Germany and Switzerland. Join us for this webinar to learn about German and Swiss health insurance system and the roles of different interest groups in the field.

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

Companies benefiting from this webinar

  • 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.