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Ignorance Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to choosing doctors in Mexico. In fact, ignorance can be dangerous to your health. “Common knowledge” among the expat community is that private doctors are the best doctors in Mexico. But, in fact, public hospital doctors are generally the best trained and most likely to be up-to-date on the latest… Keep Reading

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Another Seguro Popular Information Session Coming

In case you missed the very well-attended information session on November 19th regarding Mexico’s universal health care system, Seguro Popular, there’s going to be another one. Seguro Popular is free for most senior expats who have a residence visa (not tourists). The FREE session will be held at the Lake Chapala Society (LCS) in Ajijic… Keep Reading

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Revisions to Seguro Popular Procedures

SP2Sometimes in Mexico it seems nothing ever changes, even when it may need to change. Other times, the Mexican government changes things quickly and drastically, sometimes with no apparent reason. That full range of possibilities covers recent procedural changes to Seguro Popular, Mexico’s universal health care.

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Seguro Popular Part 2 – Signing Up

Since its start in 2003, Seguro Popular has rapidly evolved as Mexico’s Universal Health Care System. As I stated in Part 1 of this 3-part series, all residents of Mexico are eligible for SP, including immigrants with Residente Temporal, Residente Permanente, FM3 or FM2 visas. It is paid for by sales taxes. Seguro Popular is… Keep Reading

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