Health Care System in Argentina (Private sector (the private sector…
Health Care System in Argentina
The public sector includes the national and provincial ministries as well as the network of public hospitals and primary
It is composed by health care units which provide care to the poor and uninsured population.
This sector is financed with taxes and payments made by social security beneficiaries that use public health care facilities.
Social security sector
The social security sector or Obras Sociales (OS) covers all workers of the formal economy and their families.
Most OS operate through contracts with private providers and are financed with payroll contributions of employers and employees.
the private sector includes all those private providers offering services to individuals, OS beneficiaries and all those with private health insurance.
To have an example, we can say that the private sector is a "first class" seat on an airplane
This sector also includes private insurance agencies called Prepaid Medicine Enterprises
The Prepaid Medicine Enterprises are financed mostly through premiums paid by families and/or employers.
Los 3 tipos de prevenciones
Centros de salud de los diferentes barrios (comúnmente llamadas “salitas del barrio”)
Estos centros son MUNICIPALES, hay varios por barrio y SÓLO tienen médicos generales: clínica, pediatría, ginecología, odontología.
Estos pueden ser municipales o provinciales
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