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Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

August 3, 2015

Puerto Rico Defaults on Bond Payment

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

The Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico did not make a $58 million bond payment, saying it lacked the funds to meet the amount due.

. F.A.Q. About Puerto Rico’s Debt Troubles
. Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and ABBY GOODNOUGH

More than 60 percent of Puerto Ricans receive Medicare or Medicaid, but planned cuts to a program and the loss of doctors to the mainland are raising fears that the system is near collapsing.

 

 

 

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