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Covers health plans serve more than 25% of the population

In ten years, 7% of the population was incorporated into supplementary health market, that number jumped from 18.1% to 25.1%

 
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The coverage rate of private healthcare in Brazil corresponds to 25.1% of the population. In ten years, 7% of the population was incorporated into supplementary health market, that number jumped to 25.1% from 18.1% in the period. The data are part of the fourth edition of FOCUS - Supplemental Health, announced on Monday (28) by the National Health Agency (ANS).

This edition also features analysis of six metropolitan areas (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Salvador and Recife). Regarding coverage, these regions exceeds the national rate. Sao Paulo, for example, presents index of 53.6%. In Belo Horizonte, 43.5% of residents have health insurance, and in Rio de Janeiro, this figure reaches 42.8%.

Also according to the data of the same period, the National Index of Consumer Price Index (IPCA) in the country reached 5.28%. With the exception of São Paulo, the other metropolitan areas examined (Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Salvador and Recife) have rates that exceed the national. Meanwhile, the slowdown in the number of hospitalizations and surgeries reduces the rate of hospital and laboratory services, going from 2.04% to 1.01% in the quarter.

Furthermore, it is observed slight recovery of GDP in the 3rd quarter of 2012, which rose from 0.6% to 0.7%. Effect also observed in the rate of beneficiaries of collective plans regulated, reaching 5.2% in the year.

Consulte a quarta edição do Foco - Saúde Suplementar aqui.

Source: Isaude.net
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