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Federal Gov’t Approves New Healthcare Model for Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) approved Puerto Rico’s newly established publicly-funded health insurance model, known as Vital, which currently provides essential medical coverage to over a million citizens in this United States territory.

"We are grateful to the federal government for approving Puerto Rico’s health insurance model. Our patients now have the right to decide which insurer and which health providers respond best to their needs," said Governor Rosselló.

Gobernador Rosselló Nevares anuncia la aprobación de su nuevo modelo de salud por agencias federales

(9 de enero de 2019 – La Fortaleza, San Juan) El gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares anunció que la agencia federal conocida como Centros para Medicare y Medicaid (CMS, por sus siglas en inglés) otorgó su aprobación al nuevo plan Vital y los cambios al modelo de prestación de servicios del plan de salud del Gobierno que sirve a 1.3 millones de puertorriqueños.

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