Specific Information from Hospital Chiriquí:
Hospital Chiriquí is one of the larger private hospitals in David with 60 doctors on staff and this will increase to 100 doctors in 2005 when the new addition is completed.
Their plan “Medic Service Chiriquí, S.A.” is open to everyone, regardless of age and covers any pre-existing conditions after two years of membership in the Plan. People 54 years and older are required to take laboratory tests prior to joining.
A one-time fee of $200.00 is assessed the first time you are hospitalized. Otherwise the plan pays 70% of hospitalization, lab tests, walk-in services or emergencies and X-rays (one per month). Special procedures and routine preventive medicine (vaccinations, annual physical, prostate or mammogram, PAP smear, etc.) are covered to 50%. Any visit with a Doctor or Specialist, at the hospital, is $7.00 for up to 12 visits per year. There is an annual limit of coverage per plan member of $15,000.
|The monthly rates for the primary member are as follows: |
|30-39 ||40-49 ||50-59 ||60-69 ||70-79 ||80+ |
|$26.80 ||$32.60 ||$38.00 ||$48.00 ||$58.40 ||$70.00 |
The rate for wives under 60 is $ 20.00 and 60 plus is $ 40.00
- Premiums paid annually are reduced by 8%
- Premiums paid quarterly are reduced by 6%
- Supplementary cancer plan: Flexi-cancer Plan from Pan American Life is $100.00 per year, payable in advance.
- Premiums are subject to change annually on the anniversary date of the contract.
A Corporate Plan is also available and if there is sufficient interest from the Condo Owners, it can be offered as a Group Plan by the Cuesta Del Sol Condo Association. The under 50 rate is $18.00 and the 50 plus rate is $28.00, with wives covered for $16.00.
For further information contact the medical plan manager, Manuel Granados M., at Hospital Chiriquí and he can send additional information by email.
His address is: firstname.lastname@example.org