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Health care in Mexico can be gotten through either, public or private institutions as well as through private physicians. Private Healthcare is provided under certain costs that are independently set by the institutions and physicians. In the case of Public Health, it is the Government that sets costs and terms.

Public Healthcare is provided to Mexican citizens sometimes freely sometimes under some cost, this is in respect of the employment status the patient has.

In order to use the Social Security healthcare program the government administers citizens have to be eligible.

Healthcare in Mexico is good and affordable, and there are top hospitals throughout the country (at least one per city), matter of fact it is very common for US citizens to cross the borders and get medical attention in Mexico for much lower prices that in the US.

Public Health Care and Hospitals
The institutions in charge of social security in Mexico are: ISSSTE (Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales para los Trabajadores del Estado), IMSS (Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social), SSGDF (Secretaría de Salud del Gobierno del Distrito Federal) and SS (Secretaría de Salud Federal)…


Private Health Care, Insurance Companies and Hospitals
Private medical care in Mexico is very diverse in quality and in the level of services provided. The majority of private care sector is for-profit, although also there is a small nonprofit/NGO sector...


Emergency Numbers

If you require urgent police attention, ambulance, fire brigade or any other emergency assistance, the main emergency assistance numbers are:


Emergency
Number
In City of Mexico (Federal District)
060
In all the Republic
066
Red Cross (Ambulance service)
065
Fire Service
068
Local Police
060
Green Angels (help in the road)
078
Tourist Police
(52) 5250-0123, 01-800-5903-9200



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