In recent years, the discontent felt by many isapre users who, year after year, go to court to file protection appeals to avoid unilateral increases in their health plans has become evident. According to the latest measurement of the “Chilenas y chilenos hoy” survey, carried out by Espacio Público and Ipsos, there is a significant increase in the feeling of lack of protection that people affiliated with isapres say they feel compared to 2021: in 2022 it reaches 60% , while the previous year it corresponded to 41%.
To analyze the current scenario faced by private health institutions and address possible solutions, Espacio Público will hold the seminar “Crisis in isapres and its repercussions on the health system”Thursday March 23 from 9:00 hrs.
The instance will have the words of welcome of Paula Benavidesexecutive president of Espacio Público, and the presentation of the Minister of Health, Ximena Aguilera.
Subsequently, a conversation panel will take place, in which the David Debrotteconomist and health systems expert, Patrick Fernandezformer Health Superintendent of the government of Sebastián Piñera (2019-2021), and Sebastian Pavlovic, former Health Superintendent of the government of Michelle Bachelet (2014-2018). The dialogue will be moderated by Nicole NehmeDirector of Public Space.
The event will be broadcast on Espacio Público’s YouTube channel. If you want to participate, sign up here.
9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Welcome words: Paula Benavides, Executive President of Public Space
9:10 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. Presentation: Ximena Aguilera, Minister of Health
9:40 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. conversation pane:
- David Debrott, economist and health systems expert
- Patricio Fernández, former Health Superintendent of the government of Sebastián Piñera (2019-2021)
- Sebastián Pavlovic, former Health Superintendent of the government of Michelle Bachelet (2014-2018).
- Moderator: Nicole Nehme, Director of Public Space.
10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Questions from the public and closing.