NEED TO GET REGISTERED WITH CCSS
Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social is our public health institution. Costa Rica has a robust universal solidary health system, o every citizen has to be registered with CCSS.
As soon as you are granted your status, you need to get registered and this institution will charge a monthly fee of approximately a 10% to a 15% of the income you show and according to an interview they will hold with you in order to verify the relationship between your income and expenses.
This will entitle you to receive regular prescription as well as service from the health service.
This process has to be done at the CCSS agency in your jurisdiction.