All posts tagged "doctors"
Puerto Rico Economic Development Bank lending doctors up to $50,000
Payments for first months deferred and don't accrue interest for first 6 months
- Posted January 9, 2018
Governor extends incentives decree period for Puerto Rico doctors
Treasury Department has approved over 400 requests
- Posted December 29, 2017
Governor presents strategy to stop doctors from fleeing Puerto Rico
Issues first 132 tax credit decrees, valid for 15 years, as incentives to keep health professionals on island
- Posted December 21, 2017
The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria
LONDON — The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, the U.N....
- Posted February 27, 2017
Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change
The program — begun in 2006 by then President George W. Bush — allowed Cuban doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to defect to the U.S. while on their government's mandatory assignments abroad
- Posted February 9, 2017
Patients left in limbo as more doctors flee Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Wanda Serrano arrived at Puerto Rico’s largest public hospital before dawn to take her 17-year-old son to an appointment. Six hours later, they were still in the packed waiting room hoping to...
- Posted October 27, 2016
Reimbursement Rate Increase for Puerto Rico Physician Proposed
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services plans to boost payments
- Posted July 8, 2016