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EPS Capital Salud will be capitalized at $92,275 million

EPS Capital Salud will be capitalized at $92,275 million

On February 23, Regional health secretariat The Bogota company announced the capitalization of EPS Capital Salud at $92,275 million. This measure is part of the strategies of the Bogotá Mayor's Office to strengthen the city's public health system.

For EPS Capital Salud, the capitalization process will ensure compliance with the mandatory financial indicators of entities: minimum capital, sufficient shares and investment regime. “Currently, the shareholders of Capital Salud are Capital Region and EPS Total Health. “I appreciate and recognize the willingness of corporate parties to have confidence in the system and recognize the importance of our EPS to the city.”This was stated by the region's Minister of Health, Gerson Bermont.

The capitalization was approved during the 55th Extraordinary Assembly of Capital Salud EPS – S. The next step will be to draw up regulations for the allocation of shares in the Board of Directors, and then issue corresponding budget certificates providing authorization to disburse resources.

“Strengthening the EPS financially and technically will ensure adequate care for the vulnerable population, the migrant population dependent on Sisban, as well as the implementation of the public insurance policy and making health sustainable in Bogotá.”Minister Piermont stated when releasing the information.

Details about the operation of EPS Capital Salud:

Capital Salud is a joint-stock company of the subsidized system, legally established as a simplified stock company of a mixed economic nature, whose main objective is to act as a health-promoting entity to ensure that residents have access to the right to health. Bogotá, the capital, Soacha (Cundinamarca) and the municipalities of the Department of Meta.

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According to the latest administrative report published by the Authority on January 31, 2024, the total number of users of the EPS-S system is 1,167,653 users, distributed as follows: 1,086,069 users in the supported system (equivalent to 93% of the total population) and 81,584 users. Users in the subscription system (equivalent to 7% of the total population).