German Public Health Insurers’ Surplus Widens, FAZ Reports

German public health insurers posted a surplus in the first nine months that probably exceeded the 2.4 billion euros ($3.2 billion) recorded in the first half of this year, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said, citing unpublished figures reported to the Berlin-based health ministry.

Two thirds of the public health insurers together had a surplus of 3 billion euros after the first three quarters, the newspaper said, adding the health ministry will publish official figures in coming days.

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