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CAJACCSSHealth CareImmigration

Let’s dispense with the suspense first; the answer to the question above is always a resounding, “Yes!” But let us explain a little bit about the history of the Social Security system in Costa Rica in order to better understand what we know as the “Caja.” The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social was created in

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CAJACCSSGovernmentHealth Care

We have updated our CAJA blog to highlight current issues we believe are vital to discuss.   The CAJA Fees Please note that the description of these fees is applicable for independent workers or voluntary contributors; it is not applicable for registered employees as a different set of rules apply

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Health Care

So recently, we posted a video from the World Economic forum showcasing some of the benefits in Costa Rica which includes “free healthcare”.  Some people took offense to this and thus commenting that it is not free, and that these videos should not be allowed as “looks are deceiving”. So, let’s

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ConstitutionHealth CareImmigration

I have posted a few articles in relation to CAJA and it appears to be a never ending story. Since I am migrating my blog posts from the old site at wordpress to our website, then it would be appropriate to share an updated post about the CAJA. Let me

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FamilyHealth CareImmigration

                The mass wedding on Valentine’s Day went well. We were able to marry 73 couples. Apparently, everyone had a great time. A lot of other people have had a lot of questions about the mass wedding. I would like to be able

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FamilyHealth CareImmigration

The CCSS (or CAJA as it is generally known) has a regulation called the Registration Handbook or Manual de Adscripción y Beneficio Familiar, as it is called in Spanish. The purpose of this regulation is to set forth the requirements and processes to register people with the system, whether it

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Health CareVaccinations

With the number of foreigners moving to Costa Rica, some of them wonder what the rules are in Costa Rica when it comes to vaccinations, particularly if they have children.  Earlier in the year, there was a significant discussion about this topic due to the measles outbreak in the US.

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