Friday, February 3, 2023

What is IMSS-Wellness Program 2023 about?

Social Security announced in the DOF of December 28, 2022, the agreement by which the operating rules of the IMSS-Well-Being program are established for the fiscal year 2023, effective from 1. January to December 31, 2023. The most relevant details are given below.

What is IMSS-Wellness?

It is a federal government health program administered by Social Security that provides health services to populations protected by social security systems, constituting a benchmark for health care from a community approach, contributing to social inclusion and entitlements. makes it effective. Health protection as provided for in Article 4, fourth paragraph, of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.

Who are the beneficiaries?

Those who have received any service derived from the care provided by the IMSS-welfare program whose personal data is recorded in the Registered Population Register (PPA).

That is, they are a population without social protection, and the only requirement is to register in the PPA through their CURP or birth certificate and official identification.

Services Provided

  • Preventive and Supportive Outpatient Care (First Level of Care: Health Unit and Hospital): general medical consultation; preventive Medicine; basic emergency care; for mental health and nursing, and Stomatology (in selected health units)
  • Preventive Hospital Care and Support: family medicine and outside consultations of specialties; admitted to hospital; surgical intervention; diagnostic assistant; preventive Medicine; epidemiological surveillance; stomatology; nutrition; emergency and mental health care, and Nursing care, thanatology, palliation and rehabilitation

rights of beneficiaries

Users of the program have the power in medical establishments to:

  • receive: free medical care with equality and without discrimination; dignified and respectful behavior; information about your care process that is adequate, clear, timely and accurate; Medical attention in case of urgency and risk free through safe procedures
  • make independent decisions about your care
  • whether to give validly informed consent
  • behave in a confidential manner
  • have access to second opinions and clinical records, and
  • Participate when you are dissatisfied with the services received

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