If a regularly employed staff member is not able to
work due to an accident and provides the medical
certificate stating a period of inability to work and the
percentage of this inability, the Accident Insurance (which
is automatically paid by the employer) will issue a daily
If the person is attested 100% unable to work, the daily
allowance will cover 80% of the insured net income (Art 17 UVG).
If a person is not in the country during the period of inability to work, daily
allowances will also be paid.
For more information, contact the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)
(Bernhard Schuler +41 31 322 90 30).