The survey was carried out in April by telephone with 1,012 people aged over 16, who are responsible for the main decisions in the household.
“The fear of losing access [to the private health insurance] may be motivated by the increase in unemployment rates during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Anab´s president and creator of the study Alessandro Acayaba de
Portability is one of the ways out for those who need to reduce the cost of their health insurance. “It is the beneficiary’s right. The interest in portability has increased by 12.5 percent, the Brazilian National Health Agency ANS noted. In some cases, it was possible to reduce health costs by 40 percent,”
Among those who do not have health insurance, 83 percent considered it necessary, and 68 percent of the respondents who are exclusive users of
88 percent said the need for medical care has remained the same or increased during the pandemic. The survey also showed that one in four respondents said they needed to seek more medical help after the COVID-19 pandemic had started.
SOURCE Agência Brasil – Empresa Brasil de Comunicação S/A – EBC
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