Some hospitals accept Blue Cross and other American insurance plans. It is true that Medicare and Medicaid are not accepted outside of the U.S., but supplemental plans are accepted.
Many foreigners choose to join the MSS (Mexican Social Security) plan which costs about $200 USD a year and covers medical, dental and vision. Alamos also has a Social Security Clinic.
International Medical Plans are offered by:
International Insurance-Segouros Inc.
Several Mexican trained doctors provide care here. Dr. Joaquin Navarro
is an English-speaking doctor with ambulance service.
(H)428-0398, (W) 428-0310
Alamos has a good basic hospital with nominal fees. Doctors do not speak English, but a willing translator is always available. Local clinics and a laboratory provide test results the same day. Additional, adequate care is available in Navojoa. Excellent care and facilities can be found in Hermosillo.
Americans and others have been coming to Mexico for dental procedures for years. Typically, dental care in Mexico is one third the price of similar care in the United States. Alamos has several excellent dentists.
Dr. J. L. Olivas 428-0028
Dr. A Mendoza and Dr. M Reynoso 428-0523
Ambulance service is free. A donation is welcomed.