More and more Brazilians have lost private healthcare coverage since the beginning of the Covid-19-related economic crisis. At a time when health insurance could be extremely valuable, the number of beneficiaries of private plans fell by 283,000 in the space of two months. The numbers are part of a report released earlier today by the National Agency of Supplementary Health.
In May, 46,8 million Brazilians had private health plans — the lowest number in at least one year. Though May represents the most significant monthly change in twelve months, the agency labeled the situation of the sector “stable.”
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