Honduras: Medical Insurance Program Launched

The company Tigo and Interamericana de Seguros introduced a program of medical accident insurance to the market.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Accident insurance can be bought through a text message from a mobile telephone.

Proceso Digital publishes in its web portal: "The product offers protection of 30,000 lempiras ($1,580) for medical expenses caused by an accident with no deduction for only 50 lempiras ($2.60), which can be added to your Tigo plan or recharged to your pre-paid card by sending your ID number to 4321."

More on this topic

Seguros del Magisterio Authorized to Sell Insurance

June 2009

The Costa Rican regulating entity granted the insurance company approval to market their insurance policies today.

The general manager of the Magisterio life insurance company, Georgina Díaz, reported that the company is in the phase of the process in which they can notify the public and conduct marketing for their services.

Insurance Competition in Costa Rica a Reality

May 2009

Beginning in June, Seguros del Magisterio SA (Teacher’s Insurance) will be the first competitor for the INS, offering eight personal insurance policies.

The new insurer, owned by the Teacher’s Life Insurance Society reported that transactions will begin no later than the second half of July, thus becoming the first competitor for the National Insurance Institute.

Private Insurers Sell More Personal Policies

June 2012

Two new companies sold 17% of this sector of the Costa Rican market.

Panamerican Life and Seguros de Alico are the main rivals of the National Insurance Institute (INS), with a share of 14% of the personal insurance policies sold in the Costa Rican market, while other private companies control 4%.

Health Insurance in Costa Rica

February 2012

The Decline of the State Social Security Fund is forcing Costa Ricans to seek private health insurance.

Buying private health insurance could be an option for Costa Ricans in the face of deficiencies in the Social Security Fund (CCSS), a state health system that is ailing.

 close (x)

Receive more news about Insurance

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones

S.O.S. Servicios Oportunos de Salud

Organization that operates in Costa Rica.
Phone: (506) 2547-7900 - (506) 2222-1818

Company Profile

Stock Indexes

(Oct 21)
Dow Jones
S&P 500


(Oct 21)
Brent Crude Oil
Coffee "C"