Costa Rican Department of Social Security

The Costa Rican Department of Social Security (Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social) (CCSS) is a social security institution in Costa Rica. It plays an important tole in healthcare in Costa Rica and runs many of the hospitals.


Hospitals and clinics

Hospitals and clinics under CCSS administration:


  • Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela
  • Hospital Carlos Luis Valverde Vega (San Ramón)


  • Hospital Max Peralta


  • Hospital La Anexión


  • Hospital San Vicente de Paúl (Heredia)


  • Hospital Tony Facio


  • Hospital de Golfito
  • Hospital Monseñor Víctor Manuel Sanabria
  • Clínica de Miramar
  • Hospital de Ciudad Nelly
  • Hospital de San Vito

San José

  • Hospital Nacional de Niños Carlos Sáenz Herrera, in the city centre
  • Hospital San Juan de Dios, in the city centre
  • Hospital Mexico, west of San José
  • Hospital Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia, in El Carmen district
  • Hospital de la Mujer (Antigua Maternidad Adolfo Carit), in San Sebastián district
  • Clínica Doctor Carlos Durán Cartín, in Zapote District.
  • Clínica Doctor Ricardo Moreno Cañas
  • Clínica Marcial Fallas, in Desamparados canton
  • Clínica Doctor Solón Núñez
  • Hospital Dr. Fernando Escalante Pradilla, in Pérez Zeledón

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