Procon-SP will file a public civil lawsuit against the health insurance companies. The aim of the consumer protection agency is to obtain the suspension or reduction of the percentage of readjustment of these services.
To subsidize this initiative, the entity asks consumers who feel harmed by the value of the monthly payroll to file a claim on the Procon-SP website. According to the agency, the action will be proposed together with the Attorney General of the State of São Paulo.
“Operators are looking for disproportionate profits in the midst of the critical situation we live in, as with the pandemic many people are suffering a drop in their purchasing power,” says Fernando Capez, director of the consumer protection agency.
In November last year, the ANS (National Supplementary Health Agency) determined that the beneficiaries of the health plans will readjust the 2020 values diluted in 12 months, starting in January 2021. (…)