(QCOSTARICA) For the sixth consecutive month, the Caja Costarricense maintains a reduction in monthly contributions.
The decision, which benefits employers, self-employed workers, and the voluntary insured.
- Employer contributions will remain reduced to 15% with respect to the contributions o February 2020.
- Voluntary insured and independent workers (individual and collective), who had reference monthly income less than ¢633,930, the base will remain reduced to 75% compared to the amount of February 2020 (that is, 25 % less).
- Voluntary insured and independent workers (individual and collective) for categories 3, 4 and 5; that is, for those who had reference monthly income with amounts greater than ¢633,930, will continue paying the full or 100% of the amount paid in February 2020.
The measures adopted since March have made it possible to cushion the impact of the country’s economic crisis on health insurance and pensions.