Swiss reject switch from private to state health insurance


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Geneva (AFP) - Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a plan for a seismic shift from the country’s all-private health insurance system to a state-run scheme.

Referendum results showed that almost 62 percent of voters had shot down a reform pushed by left-leaning parties which say the current private system is busting the budgets of ordinary residents.

The results also underlined the national divisions over the hotly-contested issue as the country’s German-speaking regions voted against the plan, while their French-speaking counterparts were in favour.

news.yahoo.com/public-versus-private-swiss-mull-health-system-shift-073917245.html;_ylt=AwrBJSAxZihUJXUA8YHQtDMD


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Wouldn’t it be nice if they had given us the same option here?


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:yup:


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:yyess:

I LOVE Switzerland!


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