Rising health plans could affect beneficiaries – Amauri Segalla

Increasing health plans can be detrimental to operators, they can lose customers (Photo: Sasin Tipchai / Pixabay)

The 15.5% readjustment of Individual Health Plans – the highest in the last 22 years – will give new impetus to the companies in the field announced by the National Agency for Complementary Health (ANS) a few days ago, right? By market logic, the answer is yes. The problem is that Brazil is in a complicated situation, with declining incomes in the population, poor employment and widespread inflation that greatly reduces the purchasing power of consumers. In the face of difficult scenarios, paying for the agreement is no easy task, and it becomes more complex when the values ​​of the plan are addressed. According to the XP report, the readjustments imposed by the ANS are likely to harm operators, contrary to what could have been imagined. “The price increase could put pressure on beneficiaries to continue paying for their health plans, affecting the total number of individual plans,” XP says in a document sent to customers.

The drone market is growing and is boosting agriculture

While many sectors of the industry are suffering from high inflation, the disappearance of electronic components and the pandemic, the drone segment is in full cruise flight. According to German consulting firm Drone Industry Insights, this market is expected to move $ 30.4 billion in 2022, or double from three years ago. By 2026, the value will reach $ 41.3 billion. Drones have been important, for example, in the application of pesticides in agriculture.

Jeff Bezos is spending a lot of time in the bathtub. If he wanted to go into orbit, he would be less likely to party and work harder.

About Amazon founder Elon Musk. Bezos also has Blue Origin, one of Musk’s SpaceX’s main rivals in the space race.

The free fall of Bitcoin is affecting millions of Brazilians

The collapse of digital currencies in 2022 has damaged the pockets of millions of Brazilians, most of whom have no financial experience. According to a study by Binance broker, 10 million people have assets of this type in Brazil, which makes it the fifth largest market in the world. For this group, it was certainly surprising to see a 20% drop in bitcoin in 2022. By comparison, there are about 4 million registered investors in B3 on the São Paulo Stock Exchange.

Albert Einstein Hospital promotes a free course in data science

The Albert Einstein Hospital in Israel, one of the most important in the country, launched a commendable initiative. In collaboration with the Let-s Code programming school, it will launch a free data science course for young people aged 18 to 30 living in a poor community in São Paulo. The project will provide 30 places. According to Einstein, the idea is to open the doors of the technology market to people who do not have good opportunities. Data science is one of the most promising careers.

12 billion BRL

is the New Development Bank (NBD), known as Brics Bank, which will be able to lend to Brazilian companies for the next 5 years, according to a strategy designed by the organization.


  • Pulp and paper producer Suzano won the auction to supply energy to Neoenergy’s Cemig, Light and Coelba dealers. The value of the contract is estimated at approximately R $ 2.8 billion. With that, the company is expected to supply 50 megawatts of energy from January 2026 to December 2045.
  • Simpar, the holding company that controls JSL, Movida and Vamos, has set an ambitious goal: to earn BRL 35 billion by 2024, more than double the BRL 15.4 billion recorded in 2021. According to Simpar, the projection takes into account the average. the growth in recent years and the market potential of each of its business branches.
  • Brazilians are more excited about Valentine’s Day. According to a study by the Nielsen IQ Institute, they plan to spend 74% more on gifts in 2022 than in 2021. Made in 2001.
  • The agricultural business does not stop there. According to a survey by the District Platform, small technology companies developing solutions for agriculture and livestock raised BRL 54.7 million in the first five months of 2022. This record amounts to more than half of the total amount received during the year. 2021.

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