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A future expat asked, "Having been to C.R. five times now, my wife and I are very seriously considering moving there - possibly Grecia but still open as to where. My question involves health insurance. I'm reasonably certain Caja covers pre-existing conditions but I've heard plenty about waiting months, if not years, for life-saving treatments. Are there any private plans that cover pre-existing conditions? I would really appreciate any help in this matter." One expat responde
If you're interested in private healthcare in Costa Rica, here are 4 of the most well known private hospitals in Costa Rica. Note that Hospital CIMA in Guanacaste has closed.
Avenue 14 street 1, San José, Costa Rica
Tel: (506) 2522-1000
Fax: (506) 2258-7184
Email: [email protected]
* They accept several U. S. health i
Healthcare in Costa Rica
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