Medics and government move towards health plan agreements


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Feb 20, 2019

There have been advances in the talks between the Dominican Medical Association (CMD) and the government after President Abinader called in Vice President Raquel Peña to find solutions to the impasses with private health insurance plan managers (ARS).

After the meeting on 15 March 2023, the president of the CMD told the press there have been agreements for improvements in the basic plan coverage, inclusion of people with a mental health condition in medical insurance, and payment of outpatient consultations for the elderly and the equalizing of the rates between the health insurance plan managers (ARS), as reported in Diario Libre.

Diario Libre reports there was a positive feeling to the meeting outcome on Wednesday, as confirmed by Dr. Rufino Senén Caba, president of the CMD. Details of the agreements were not shared.

The parties agreed to meet with Public...

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