Towards a Private Health Judicialization: A Court Processes Analysis in Brazil

  • Luis Fernando Salles Moraes
  • Dalton Tria Cusciano
  • Guilherme Koreeda
  • Diego Fernando Ferreira de OliveiraEmail author
  • Mauro Maia Laruccia
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 202)


This study aimed to evaluate the degree of social responsibility of companies operating in the supplementary health market in the state of São Paulo. Specifically , the analysis falls on two of the fundamental principles of corporate social responsibility: ethical behavior; and respect for the rule of law (ISO 26000). For this, an analysis of the judgments related to supplementary medical care recorded on the website of the Court of Justice of the State of São Paulo (TJSP) for the years 2016 to 2018 was carried out. The results show that the supplementary health care providers appeal to postponing their obligations, even if unfavorable court decisions are expected. The authors conclude that the state should provide incentives, positive or negative, to discourage supplemental health judicialization and thus contribute to a greater engagement with corporate social responsibility.


Private health system Judicialization Stent Corporate social responsibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Fernando Salles Moraes
    • 1
  • Dalton Tria Cusciano
    • 1
  • Guilherme Koreeda
    • 1
  • Diego Fernando Ferreira de Oliveira
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mauro Maia Laruccia
    • 1
  1. 1.Fundacentro/Ministry of Labour-BrazilBrasíliaBrazil

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