The CSS Group was founded in 1899 and has its headquarters in Lucerne. Drawing on its long and proud tradition, the company insures around 1.78 million individuals. With a premium volume of 6.52 billion Swiss francs, it is one of Switzerland's leading health, accident and property insurers. The CSS Group is the market leader in basic insurance, having earned the trust of 1.385 million people. The company fosters close ties with those it insures, with over 100 branches throughout Switzerland and some 2,700 staff. CSS produces information that provides guidance and support in all aspects of health and healthcare.