SSN - In agreement with the National Health Service. Requires a prescription from your primary care physician and the payment of the ticket (unless exempt). You cannot choose your doctor.
SIMP - Simple solution offered by the Santa Lucia Foundation to reduce waiting times and limits imposed by the National Health Service (SSN). This option does not require a prescription from your primary physician. Cost to the patient is comparable to the ticket for NHS performance. You cannot choose your doctor.
Private - Access to health services with direct payment or health insurance. You can choose your doctor.