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    has had a GOVERNMENT RUN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM for the past 60 years!

    Costa Rica's Government-Run Health Care System

    With a government-sponsored network of more than 30 hospitals and more than 250 clinics throughout the country, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) has primary responsibility for providing low-cost health care services to the Costa Rican populace. Although sometimes overburdened, this system has worked well for Costa Ricans for the past 60 or so years. Open not just to Costa Rican residents, the CCSS provides affordable medical service to any foreign resident or visitor. Foreigners living in Costa Rica can join the CCSS by paying a small monthly fee--based on income--or they can buy health insurance from the state monopoly Instituto de Seguro Nacional (INS), valid with over 200 affiliated doctors, hospitals, labs, and pharmacies in the private sector.

    The Goldstone Report: read it and weep for the people of Gaza.

    by DFH on Wed Mar 10, 2010 at 01:24:39 AM PST

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