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Austria

How Does The Quality Of Healthcare In Austria Compare With The USA?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:04:42)

Coming from the US to Europe, one of the most frequently cited advantages is the overall lower cost of healthcare. Once you have registered with the Austrian health system and received your e-card, you will be entitled to public healthcare that is free at the point of service. This is a huge change from the US system, in which people can easily end up out of pocket due to a health emergency.   more ...

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How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Austria?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:58:36)

Austria’s Krankenkasse system means that all basic health procedures, as well as emergency care, are covered by the state. You will not need to pay any costs upfront and you won’t be charged for most healthcare.   more ...

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How To Get Your Prescriptions In Austria

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:51:34)

You do not need to register with a specific pharmacy in Austria in order to get your prescriptions. You will need to be registered with a local doctor, which you can do by taking your proof of ID and your e-card along to a surgery. Your doctor will then prescribe medication when you need it, and you will be able to pick this up at a pharmacy of your choice.   more ...

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How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Austria

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:44:03)

The state healthcare system in Austria means that health insurance is less popular here than in many other countries around the world. However, some expats do choose to take out private health cover, either to upgrade their optional extras, or to ensure that they can visit specific doctors.   more ...

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How To Register With The Austrian Health System

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:36:11)

Healthcare in Austria is known as Krankenkasse and is run by the state. It covers all necessary basic care.   more ...

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What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Austria?

Monday September 23, 2019 (09:43:22)

Winter sports are very popular in Austria, and plenty of people move to the country after falling in love with it during their winter vacations. Non-winter sports such as football and rugby are also popular hobbies among residents.   more ...

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Dental And Ophthalmic Care In Austria: How To Find The Right Options For You

Monday September 23, 2019 (09:36:11)

Standards of healthcare in Austria are generally very high, and dental care is no exception. However, there are some differences between the levels of care the state will cover for general medical complaints, and for dentistry.   more ...

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Maternity Care In Austria: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Monday September 23, 2019 (09:28:00)

Maternity care in Austria is of an excellent standard, and the country is even a medical tourism destination for people who want to give birth somewhere they can be guaranteed a high quality of care.   more ...

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Why Austria's Healthcare System Is One Of The Best In The World

Monday August 19, 2019 (17:13:13)

The national healthcare system in Austria was first developed and implemented in 1956, around 10 years after the introduction of the NHS in the UK, and at a similar time to many other European countries. These systems were the product of new ideas about social welfare and were the first to decree that receiving healthcare services and medical aid is a fundamental human right.   more ...

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Austria

How To Make Friends In Austria

Monday August 12, 2019 (12:03:15)

We all know that it can be difficult to make new friends in a new country. Not only do you have to learn a new language and familiarise yourself with a different social etiquette, but you’ve also got to pluck up the confidence to introduce yourself and make conversation with strangers – a skill that may not come naturally or comfortably to us all at first! While it may not be first and foremost on your list when settling in, eventually you will begin to feel like socialising, and breaking the ice may suddenly become more daunting. We’ve compiled this article to guide you through the social norms in Austria, along with suggestions on how to meet people once you arrive.   more ...