IPMC will sign a contract worth R$20 million to pay a health plan

Councilors of the Catanduwa Municipal Pension Institute (IPMC) and the Municipal Civil Service heaved a sigh of reduction this Wednesday, 11, with the optimistic end result of the third tender carried out by the authority for the hiring of an worker health plan. The first two makes an attempt failed with out even attracting corporations.

The new contract will be re-signed with São Domingos Saúde, the present service supplier, and will quantity to R$20.3 million with a length of 12 months. Transfers from the institute to the operator will be R$1.7 million per thirty days to assure medical, laboratory and hospital providers to 7,791 beneficiaries, together with civil servants, dependents and collaborators.

The plan should provide session, medical, surgical and obstetric hospitalizations in a widespread room, dwelling hospitalization, operations, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy, protection for accidents at work, emergency and emergency nationwide and the choice to embrace members of the family, with two choices: collective lodging with two beds within the room or particular person lodging.

“The first tender was opened by the previous director Edson Andrella, then we did two extra and managed to prolong the present contract for 90 days to give time to full this complete course of,” says CEO Jose Roberto Setin, praising the achievement. “This is a victory for functionalism achieved by IPMC by way of our complete staff.”

He emphasizes that the premium paid by every server to be eligible for the health plan, though it seems excessive in some particular instances, will stay far under the market worth. “On common for ages zero to 18, we pay R$70, whereas plans cost R$200,” he says.

This profit to authorities workers can also be what turns off most health plan operators. “External corporations contacted and withdrew the discover however didn’t attend the bidding as it’s troublesome for the provider to obtain monetary stability.”

To pay the compensation, the town of Catanduwa grants the municipality a month-to-month quantity that corresponds to 7% of the payroll, which at present hovers round R$730,000. The quantity applies to lively obligation workers and has already been challenged in courtroom previously. According to Setin, the doubts have already been resolved and the judiciary considers the switch authorized.

With the City Hall’s cash, plus the employees’ contribution, IPMC raises funds to cowl the prices of the health plan. The downside is that with inactive workers, 70% don’t pay the 7% that may be due after going to courtroom for this proper. The IPMC needs to change the laws to right the issue, which is inflicting a deficit of R$300,000 per thirty days.

“Providing service with high quality and accountability”

São Domingos Saúde spoke, on the request of O Regional, concerning the victory within the bidding of IPMC, which decided the brand new supplier of medical, laboratory and hospital providers for municipal workers, aggregates and dependents. The operator burdened that the brand new contract will take impact from February 1, 2023 and that round 7,800 lives will be served.

“We have renewed this partnership for one more 12 months and hope to proceed to present a service with high quality and accountability,” stated the operator’s president Jose Renato Pizarro.


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