The prices of complementary health insurance are on the rise again, this time by 3.4% in 2022


Mutual contributions are up by 3.4% on average in 2022, announced the French mutual insurance Friday.

Ahead of the traditional survey of the consumer association UFC-What to Choose on the prices of complementary health insurance, mutuals intend to defuse the usual controversy on the subject.

A larger increase than expected

The increase therefore stands at 3.4%, according to a survey of 32 organizations covering more than 17 million policyholders, with more or less marked differences between compulsory collective contracts (+ 3.8%) or optional (+ 2.9%) and individual contracts (+ 3.2%), specifies Mutuality in a press release.

This is more than the 2.4% announced at the start of 2021, but the past year “has been atypical with an unprecedented increase in health expenditure” linked to “the catch-up of care” after the stoppage of 2020, as well as ” to the reform of “100% health” now fully in effect for the full reimbursement of certain glasses, dentures and hearing aids.

The government had asked to moderate the increase, or even a stability of contributions

But this remains lower than the 3.8% increase in the national health insurance expenditure target (Ondam) – excluding the costs of the health crisis – voted in the Social Security budget for 2022, underlines the Mutuality. A response to the government, which had, like every year, put pressure on complementary health insurance in the fall.

The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, had thus “firmly asked them to moderate the increase in contributions”, his colleague from the Public Accounts, Olivier Dussopt, judging that “the stability of contributions would be a better policy”. It was a waste of time.

Supplementary health: From December 1, it is possible to terminate your contract at any time

Source: 20Minutes – Une by www.20minutes.fr.

*The article has been translated based on the content of 20Minutes – Une by www.20minutes.fr. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!