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posted 02/18/2022
The federal SSI program excludes Puerto Ricans living on the island, with real consequences for their health and well-being.
posted 02/05/2012

Over a year ago, based on the history of Puerto Rico's Health Reform that started on 1993, many people started to wander if the enrollees of this system were healthier or sicker than years ago, when they had no medical coverage. To find out, a keypoint was to measure if they were getting the medical preventive services they needed to, for example, have an earlier diagnosis and a better treatment for the medical conditions they may develop. That was what my National Health Journalism Fellowship was about and what I intended to find out.

posted 07/21/2011

Eighteen years ago (1993) the government of Puerto Rico performed a major operation on its public health system. Mainly, it gave people in economic need the opportunity to access private health services, with public funding. National Health Journalism Fellow Marga Parés will report on the initiative in its newest iteration for her reporting project.

Marga Parés's Blog

The federal SSI program excludes Puerto Ricans living on the island, with real consequences for... more »
posted 02/18/22
Over a year ago, based on the history of Puerto Rico's Health Reform that started on 1993, many... more »
posted 02/05/12
Eighteen years ago (1993) the government of Puerto Rico performed a major operation on its public... more »
posted 07/21/11

Marga Parés's Work

Patients and providers of Mi Salud talk about the lack of preventive services.

Aseguradas de Mi Salud llegan tarde al cuidado prenatal. Enrollees of Puerto Rico's Health Reform get late prenatal care.

Package of investigative stories of Mi Salud, Puerto Rico's Health Reform.