Altos los Robles is ideally located for prompt and quality medical services. There are emergency and high quality medical services available in the city of Liberia which is 25 minutes away, the same situation for all beach locations and international hotels in the area.
There is helicopter service available to the CIMA hospital in San José shown below should an emergency require air transportation to a world class facility. Medicare is available at CIMA as well as one private care local clinic in Liberia.
San Rafael Clinic in Liberia is one of the better regional hospitals (private) and Medicare is also accepted there. Attention is prompt and efficient, normally less than 15 minutes to see a Doctor, and prices are normally a fraction of the costs in the U.S.
Ambulance services are available in the area and the nearest center is about 12 minutes from the Altos los Robles Community.
There are also numerous dental and cosmetic surgery facilities in the immediate area, one of the better ones located 5 minutes from Altos los Robles. Dental work normally costs about one third what similar services cost in the U.S. or Canada.
The medical service in Costa Rica will be coordinated by an air service from the Daniel Oduber Airport to the Tobías Bolaños Airport, the distance of the route is 169.2 kilometers with an estimated flight time of 00 hours and 43 minutes; where an ambulance will be transferred to the CIMA Hospital. Soon to enable a landing area.
The CIMA Hospital located in Costa Rica, San José, Escazú. In front of the Próspero Fernández Highway, 10 minutes from the Tobías Bolaños Airport and 20 minutes from the Juan Santamaría Airport.
Airlines such as: Samsa (landing at Juan Santamaria Airport), Aero bell, Skyway, (landing at Tobias Bolaños Airport) pay the price of the ticket in commercial flight from $ 70, unlike the private flight with a cost of $ 800. Both flights have two air departures, with hours of 7am and 5pm, from Monday to Monday.
The CIMA San José Hospital is consolidated as the largest Center for Medical Specialties in Central America and as the most important Reference Center in health tourism in the region. CIMA has top-level specialists and state-of-the-art technology at the level of the most recognized hospitals in the United States.
Leaders in Medical Tourism, since 1994 being the most reliable and highest quality international health services net in Costa Rica.
At general services they have: Hospitalization, Surgery, Intensive Care, Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Psychiatry, Respiratory Therapies and Emergencies. Preventive diagnosis service and treatment of diseases, with high quality standards, service and the latest in medical technology; Pathological Laboratory (Dr. Brenes Pino) Monolayer, Immunohistoquimica 24 hours.
Other services Physical Therapy, Vaccination Centers, Pharmacy 24 hours, Hemodialysis Laboratory, Audiometry, Radioactive Yodotherapy, Hemodialysis Service and Ambulatory Chemotherapy Service, mostly.
SOME INSURANCES WITH INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE
It is important to mention that any other insurance company, different from those mentioned above, that has International Coverage will also be coverage by the CIMA Hospital.
o The coverage of each insurance will depend on the contract agreed with the insurance company and that will depends on the scope of the insurance plan acquired, any compensation that may correspond.
COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE FOR RETIRED VETERANS IN COSTA RICA
Request confirmation letter request; approval of the level of coverage and benefits to be obtained by the entity, as well as approved pathologies.
Personal process, with the possibility of doing it by mail, copying the direct manager of CIMA hospital, Kevin Rodríguez.
Eligible family members, including children, must be registered with the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) to receive medical coverage.
Important to keep updated documentation for ease of processing.