Panama state to buy recession-hit hospitals:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The economic crisis in Panama has reduced the demand for private healthcare coverage, to the extent that the department of social security - Caja del Seguro Social (CSS) - may acquire several private hospitals facing closure. The CSS has agreed to buy the new San Judas Tadeo hospital, and Hospital America could follow, after it was forced to shut down surgery services.
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