Atupri, a Health Insurance company in Switzerland announced that it will accept payments from its users in the form of cryptocurrencies. It is the first insurer in Switzerland that accepts cryptocurrencies as a means of payment. This achievement is an unprecedented innovation in the healthcare industry.\r\n\r\nAtupri Health Insurance has partnered with the crypto financial services company named Bitcoin Suisse. The new crypto payment methods will be entirely facilitated by Bitcoin Suisse. Atupri enables its 200,000 customers crypto payment options and makes it easier for them to pay for their health insurance policies.\r\n\r\nStarting August 31, 2020, payment transactions with cryptocurrencies have been allowed. For now, the health insurance company accepts either Bitcoin(BTC) or Ethereum(ETC). The company will not hold any\u00a0Bitcoin (BTC)\u00a0or\u00a0Ether (ETH), only the converted cash it receives from Bitcoin Suisse.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCustomers Are Free To Choose\r\nCurrently, the insurance company does not yet offer a cryptocurrency repayment option.\r\nAccording to Caroline Meli, Atupri head of marketing and sales: \u201cOur customers are free to choose which payment method they choose at any time. As digital pioneers in the health sector, we anticipate social trends and offer insurance solutions with long-term prospects,\u201d.\r\n\r\n\u201cBlockchain technology and the associated use of cryptocurrencies will become increasingly important,\u201d she added.\r\nAtupri also briefs that when a customer chooses to pay in the supported cryptocurrencies, the transaction is immediately forwarded to Bitcoin Suisse, which handles the whole process and guarantee the secure trading of digital assets for customers. You only need a crypto wallet to pay bills with BTC or ETH.