The home country usually refers to the country of permanent residence. It is also usually the country where one was born and/or grew up.
Hospital treatment is inpatient treatment in a hospital. Depending on the type of insurance, inpatient treatment that cannot be postponed in an institution recognised as a hospital is covered under international health insurance (e.g. with the health insurance). Or (for long-term stays abroad) all medically necessary treatments are covered. Please refer to the respective insurance terms and conditions for more information.
The host country is the country in which a person mainly stays during a stay abroad.
Users that live in Switzerland are rectricted to book travel insurances on our Austrian website. Please visit our Swiss website where you get appropriate information and book travel insurances online.