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Expat Focus Healthcare Update April 2019

Posted on Monday April 22, 2019 (12:28:35)


LGBT expat advice after Brunei move

Following the introduction of the death penalty for those in a same-sex relationship in Brunei, one worldwide health and risk management solutions firm is offering advice to employers who may have LGBT employees working in or travelling to the country.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update March 2019

Posted on Tuesday March 19, 2019 (13:33:26)


Expats in the UK need to pay for healthcare

Expats, as well as visitors, heading to the UK will need to pay upfront for any NHS treatment they may need if they are not entitled to free healthcare. New rules have been unveiled in a bid to prevent medical tourism, so anyone accessing healthcare will need to show identification proving that they can receive it for free.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update February 2019

Posted on Monday February 18, 2019 (18:53:43)


British expats warned to get health insurance

British expats who are living in the European Union have been warned that they should consider buying health insurance coverage should a no-deal Brexit occur.

The warning comes from Ministers who are part of a special Brexit committee; they say that the NHS will not be able to fund health treatments under a no-deal scenario and that expats will need private health insurance instead. That's because should the expat fall ill after Brexit then they will have to pay for any health treatment or medicines they receive.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update January 2019

Posted on Monday January 21, 2019 (13:27:49)


Expats overseas require a 'duty of care'

More than two thirds of expats working overseas say they are dissatisfied with the time they have available for spending with family, a survey reveals.

The findings from Cigna, a global health services company, also found that 24% of expats who are living alone or are single admit to being lonely.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update December 2018

Posted on Thursday December 20, 2018 (11:42:44)


HR departments need to 'address expat risks'

Expats working overseas are facing specific risks that HR managers should be addressing, says Helix International. The firm, which provides healthcare and risk management solutions around the world, says that any difficulties an expat may encounter can be mitigated by HR departments carrying out a detailed assessment of their suitability for the post. There is also a need to carry out a thorough preparation for the individual before they head overseas.   more ...

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What Impact Might A No-Deal Brexit Have On The UK Healthcare System?

Posted on Monday December 10, 2018 (13:17:07)


On the 29th of March 2017, the United Kingdom notified the European Council of its intention to leave the European Union, after the referendum vote on the 23rd of June 2016 produced a result which said that 51.9% of the UK population favoured leaving the EU.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update November 2018

Posted on Monday November 19, 2018 (14:25:55)


British expat healthcare in the EU to be safeguarded

The UK government has revealed that it is planning to safeguard the healthcare rights and costs of British expats living in the European Union after Brexit.

The government has introduced the Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill which will provide the powers to implement and fund future healthcare deals.   more ...

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How To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle As An Expat

Posted on Thursday October 25, 2018 (09:53:57)


Expat life – that exciting, exotic, idyllic lifestyle, which lets you escape all the trials and tribulations of the normal nine-to-five. Well, packing up your troubles in an old kit bag and jetting away from it all might not be as easy as you thought.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update October 2018

Posted on Wednesday October 17, 2018 (12:34:58)


Unique offering to boost expat healthcare

A unique offering will enable health insurers and multinational employers to provide access to doctors and healthcare for their expats and travellers while working overseas.

The unveiling of Global Care by Teledoc is the world's first virtual care offering to meet the unique needs of globally mobile people who are searching for general medical care.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update September 2018

Posted on Wednesday September 19, 2018 (18:39:20)


Cost of international health insurance around the world revealed

Researchers have revealed how much it costs for expats to enjoy international health insurance in 100 countries.

The findings from Pacific Prime are revealed in a new report which found that the average price for international health insurance across all locations, insurers and demographics.   more ...



Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

Bupa Global is one of the world’s largest international health insurers. We offer direct access to over 1.3m medical providers worldwide, and we settle directly with most so you don’t have to pay up front for your treatment. We provide access to leading specialists without the need to see your family doctor first and ensure that you have the same level of cover wherever you might be, home or away.

Cigna Global

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.