As many as 139,126 people have applied to change their health insurer next year. The Health Care Surveillance Authority (ÚDZS) has denied about 6,632 applications, the TASR newswire reported.Read also:
The private health insurer Dôvera gained the most new clients. Counting all new policies and withdrawals of insurance, it will have altogether 30,472 new clients next year.
The state-run health insurer Všeobecná Zdravotná Poisťovňa lost the most clients: 38,520. The private health insurer, Union, has increased the number of its clients by 8,048.
When a health insurer can be changed?Read also:
Clients of Slovak health insurers can change their insurer once a year, up to September 30. The change is valid from the new year on.
The insured person is obliged to report the change to his or her employer. Self-employed people are obliged to report in written form the value of their prepayment to the new health insurer by January 8, 2019.
3. Dec 2018 at 21:58 | Compiled by Spectator staff