Health insurance improves their result by 5%.
In particular, last year were 7.734 billion euros thanks to this sector, which surpassedthe 11 million policyholders. As highlighted by Pilar González de Frutos, President of Unespa, 2016 has been especially important to the field of health, whose growth, along with the of the automobile sector, is key to good data that has obtained the health insurance in the past 12 months.
Under the name insurance prospects and the economy for 2017 have been made public statistics on the evolution of the health insurance premiums and the benefits obtained in 2016. Health data indicate that while in 2015 the estimated volume of premiums was 7.361 billion euros, last year this figure amounted to 7.734, being the secondmost important growth within the field of premiums from non–life, which grew by 4.49 percent in 2016.
Subsidies, most in the health insurance
“The evolution of health insurance is more positive than any of the other sections of non–life:more, grow faster during the entire period of crisis.“ This is because it has been taking one growing share, has increased by more than five points in recent years. “Health insurance is basically the form of health care, that is around 90 percent, and will continue to be the fundamental pillar“, explained Javier Murillo, managing director of Segurcaixa Adeslas.
According to their exposure, the collective segment has been the great engine of growth in the sector in recent years, with significant increase in premiums and in the number of insured persons. On the other side are officials sector, representing almost20 per cent of the volume of health insurance premiums. Although its evolution is not especially bright, expected a 2017 without rising prices, and explains that the future depends on under what conditions it can renew the current contract for 2018.
In addition, Murillo highlights three trends in your field: a structural increase in health care costs against the deterioration of the ability of Governments to finance them,a change in now more informed and demanding customers, and an evolution in theprivate health, which already represents a third of the beds in Spain and 28 percentof the total health expenditure.