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Table 1 Overview of the health system in Brazil

From: Brazilian private health system: history, scenarios, and trends

Description Public Private
System Unified Health System Private Health
Main Regulatory Body Ministry of Health National Agency for Supplementary Health
Funder Union, States and Municipalities Individuals and Legal Entities of a Private Nature
Service Provider Public and Private Entities Private Entities
Year Regulation 1988 1998
Coverage Universal Consumers