For the third year in a row, the prices of complementary health insurance will increase further, reveals the UFC-Que Choisir. The consumer defense association had launched a call for testimonials and collected hundreds of expiry notices for complementary health insurance. The analysis of more than 600 individual contracts from 123 organizations makes it possible to “To highlight a median inflation of health insurance of 4.3% in 2012, that is to say three times more than the increase in the purchasing power of the French hoped this year”, denounces the association. An inflation that “Sadly continues the massive increases in contributions in recent years.” Respectively 4% and 5% in 2019 and 2020. For its part, the French Mutual, which surveyed 32 mutuals covering 13.9 million people, evokes “an average change in contributions of 2.6%”, less stronger for individual contracts (2.1%) than company contracts (+ 3.3%). Be that as it may, the UFC calls for an evolution of the regulations in order to improve the readability of the offers. She also claims a “Better transparency on management fees”. Especially since this increase weighs heavily on the household budget. It corresponds to a median annual additional cost of 79 euros, and even exceeds 200 euros for nearly one in five insured. N. D.