As an intergovernmental organization, CERN has its own health insurance: the CERN Health Insurance Scheme (CHIS).
The main purpose of the CHIS is to safeguard its Members against the financial consequences of illness, accidents and maternity by providing reimbursement of expenses arising from medical treatment.A Third-Party Administrator operates the CHIS: UNIQA, whom you may contact for further information and advice, for queries concerning your coverage, the calculation of your reimbursements or your membership.
Opening Hours of UNIQA offices during end-of-year closure * updated on 1st December 2023
Please note that the UNIQA office at CERN (Main Building) will be closed during the two-week end-of-year closure.
During that period, UNIQA's offices in Geneva will remain open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be closed on Monday, 25 December 2023 and on Monday, 1 January 2024. During open periods you can also reach UNIQA by telephone on +41 22 718 63 00.
For urgent medical assistance, you may call UNIQA Assistance +41 22 819 44 77, 24h/day throughout this period. Please note that this service only provides medical advice and urgent assistance services and is not in a position to inform you on the coverage by CHIS of medical expenses.