Health in Mexico

Understand the healthcare system in Mexico from registering for health insurance to seeking medical treatment…

The Mexico healthcare system is made up of a combination of public and private institutions, and each state has its own health services regulated at a federal level by the Ministry of Health. While all residents are entitled to a certain level of insurance coverage, there is also an option to receive supplementary, private healthcare, if the patient is willing to cover the extra cost.

This section features information about how to register for health insurance, locate a doctor or pharmacy, and pay for medical care. In addition, there are details on the services provided for new mothers and babies in Mexico, as well as a list of vital telephone numbers that can be contacted in case of emergency.