Getting an MRI in Panama

If you are like me, living in Panama and your insurance will not cover an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). Do not make the mistake of not shopping around. Panama has a vibrant free market economy and health care is definitely not the exception.

Resonator in Aguadulce
MRI machine in Aguadulce

The health care provided by the government should cover working Panamanians, but there are not currently enough machines to cover the population. In addition, it might take months to get an appointment. If it is an emergency or you are not covered by social security, it is time to look at the private sector. Continue reading “Getting an MRI in Panama”