Episode 3: Brazil
This podcast highlights the financing structure of the Brazilian healthcare system. Expenditures in Brazil as a percentage of GDP were at 9.5% of its $1.9 trillion economy in 2019, with life expectancy at 76 prior to SARS-CoV-2. Per capita, GNI was at $9,270 in 2019. Learn about the history, the actuarial challenges, the benefits as well as gaps for residents, and the changes occurring within the universal with supplemental healthcare financing landscape of this 211 million people, 8.5 million square kilometers country. (Figures from the World Bank, World Atlas, and OECD)
This podcast’s presenters are Raquel Marimon, Certified by IBA (the Brasilian Actuarial Institute), and Shereen Sayre, ASA, MAAA, Project Team Lead for the IAA Healthcare Funding Report.