Costa Rica - Health Insurance Scheme - April 2023
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UNHCR and the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) signed an agreement to provide 6,000 monthly spaces for health insurance to 6,000 forcibly displaced and stateless people in 2020. The agreement has enabled UNHCR to support the Government of Costa Rica by providing over USD 7.5 million since 2020 to the CCSS to respond to pressing health needs faced by the most vulnerable asylum -seekers and refugees. Because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agreement was extended by addendum until March 2021. In 2023, a fourth agreement was signed allowing 6,000 monthly insurance spaces throughout the year.
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