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New State Health Plan for Domestic Workers Soon to Take Effect

By Wendy Anders Within two months a new mechanism for insuring domestic workers will be ready to be implemented, stated Gustavo Picado, finance manager of the Costa Rican Social Security Bureau (CCSS), the country’s public health service agency. Speaking to Monumental Radio last week, bureau officials said they aimed to increase coverage of this vulnerable group. Only 14 percent of Costa Rica’s domestic workers are properly insured. Representing over 170,000 workers, 94 percent of whom are women and 40 percent of whom are single mothers, the lack of coverage means many will not receive sufficient retirement contributions in order to…

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