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I have spent two years of worry over the changes that have been forced on people living in France but working over the border in Switzerland. There has been very little up to date information any where and plenty of misinformation. I am posting this to help any confused ex pats.
If you opted for private French insurance, this stops on the last day of May 2015, because of French law and everyone in this position was told they had no option but to now sign up with French Cmu and loose your Swiss doctors. If you work in Basel land you now have the chance to opt back into LaMal, keep your Swiss doctor and avoid Cmu payments. This has only changed In the last few weeks, so get on with it !

Most insurance web sites are hopelessly out of date and if you don't speak French you will be left behind. Personally I am signing up with Helsana, the premiums are higher than my private French coverage with credit mutuel, but considerably lower than obligatory Cmu payments which may go up to a whooping 14 percent of salary. As the credit mutuel is no longer allowed by law to offer full private health insurance, I have no option and much more importantly as I want to keep my excellent Swiss doctor, as opposed to locating a non existent French specialist , I am signing up now for LaMal, while I still can.
 
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