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The Dominican Medical Association (CMD) and its Specialized Medical Societies reject Resolution 563-01 issued by the National Council of Social Security (CNSS). The CMD says, the CNSS in an arrogant, disrespectful and irresponsible manner has ignored the physician’s list of demands.

“We reject the content of the resolution, as it leaves everything practically unchanged, forgetting the demand for the expansion of greater coverage for the health problems of the population,” said Dr. Rufino Senén Caba, the CMD president, when speaking on Tuesday, 31 January 2023 in a press conference.

The doctor said the “miserable” annual fee of 8,000 pesos for medicines for affiliates remains the same. He said the resolution did not address the situations of patients with mental disorders, outpatient consultations, the indexation of the rates charged by specialist doctors and the demand for an...

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