Dental insurance with no waiting period In the form of a new constitutional article, the text provided for funding based on the AVS model, with employers and employees contributing equally.
The annual cost would have been around 300 million a year.
The exact outline and the basic benefits reimbursed should have been specified by Parliament subsequently.
“The people decided on a question of substance in a proportion that I expected,” Dental insurance with no waiting period said State Councilor Pierre-Yves Maillard.
The result, more than 42% in favor of the initiative, showed that the problem is admitted: in the canton, between 10 and 20% of the population can not afford to pay for dental care.