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Private Hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation

Private Hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation

Estimated Reading Time: 3 Minutes Did you know that several private hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation? Healthcare is one of the most important issues when you move or retire to another country. How good is healthcare in Costa Rica? Is the standard of healthcare here such that you can feel safe…

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INS Medical Private Health Insurance in Costa Rica

INS Medical Private Health Insurance in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Public Health insurance is mandatory for foreign residents (CAJA), but private health insurance is also available. If you move to Costa Rica and get your legal residency, you will also have to apply for the C.C.S.S. The C.C.S.S. is the Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social or the Costarican Department of…

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International Healthcare Insurance that is accepted in Costa Rica

International Healthcare Insurance that is accepted in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes The private hospitals in Costa Rica accept quite a few international healthcare insurance. If you plan to move here soon, you want to search for options for international healthcare insurance as part of your due diligence process. Medicare cannot be used here; therefore, you must find other options. If you…

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Can U.S. Citizens Living in Costa Rica enjoy Medicare Benefits

Can U.S. Citizens Living in Costa Rica enjoy Medicare Benefits

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Can U.S. citizens enjoy their Medicare Benefits after moving to Costa Rica? What options are there for health care insurance? Deciding to move to another country requires a lot of due diligence. Checking if your existing medical insurance covers you outside your home country is very important. Many expats move…

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