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Hundreds of gay couples sign up for expanded health insurance coverage in Costa Rica
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Hundreds of gay couples sign up for expanded health insurance coverage in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 10, 2015

Hundreds of same-sex couples have successfully applied to insure their partners after the Costa Rican Social Security System board of directors voted to expand health care benefits, a policy that went…

Public workers tell the Costa Rican government to leave their salaries alone
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Newsletter
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Public workers tell the Costa Rican government to leave their salaries alone

L. Arias - October 17, 2015

Hundreds of public employees from Costa Rican schools, universities and hospitals on Friday morning marched from downtown San José to Casa Presidencial, in the southeast district of Zapote, to…

Caja to offer emergency care only on Holy Thursday, Friday
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Caja
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Caja to offer emergency care only on Holy Thursday, Friday

L. Arias - March 26, 2015

Health and financial services at all 74 facilities of Costa Rica’s Social Security System, or Caja, will operate normally from March 30 to April 1, the first…

Costa Rica’s public hospitals to offer fast HIV screening starting next year
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Costa Rica’s public hospitals to offer fast HIV screening starting next year

L. Arias - November 28, 2014

Officials at the Social Security System (Caja) on Thursday confirmed that next year they will begin offering a quick new test for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or  HIV, that returns…

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Change in calculation of monthly deductions confuses Caja’s insurance holders

Laianer Arias - January 15, 2014

An increase in the amounts deducted by the Costa Rican Social Security System (Caja) this month surprised many who wonder about the origin of the increase they…