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HEALTH SYSTEM

Uruguay has an Integrated National Health System that guarantees coverage of care for the entire population residing in the national territory through the National Health Insurance. 


Health service providers are categorized into: 

The Ministry of Public Health provides users with data on the different institutions that are integrated into the National Health Insurance. You can check the general information, locations and also make a comparison of the indicators of all health providers on this website.

 

NATIONAL HEALTH FUND

 

The National Integrated Health System regulates the right to health protection of all the inhabitants of the country, through a National Health Insurance (SNS), financed by the National Health Fund (Fonasa for its Spanish acronym), obligatorily extending the medical coverage from the workers to his household:

  • Dependent children under the age of 18 or older with disabilities, their own as well as those of the spouse or partner when they are not covered by their biological or adoptive parents.

  • Spouse or partner who does not own the medical coverage of the National Health Insurance (SNS).

 

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