JOIN OUR FRIENDLY COMMUNITY
Learn from the experiences of other expats and make new friends in our disccussion forums and Facebook groups
READ OUR GUIDE TO MOVING ABROAD
The Expat Focus Guide to Moving Abroad contains everything you need to know when planning an international relocation available now, completely free
COMPARE QUOTES AND SAVE MONEY
Insurance, FX and international movers
LISTEN TO THE EXPAT FOCUS PODCAST
The Expat Focus podcast features interviews with expats living abroad and service providers meeting their needs subscribe today!
EXPERT FINANCIAL ADVICE & SERVICES
From our tax, investment and FX partners
Expat Focus Partners

Become a Partner. Click Here.
Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Bulgaria

Monday November 04, 2019 (09:14:33)

If you are an expat in Bulgaria and are concerned about the cost of your health insurance, you have a number of options. If you are working or have residence in the country, then signing up with the national health insurance scheme is compulsory.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

Complementary Therapies In Bulgaria And How To Access Them

Monday October 21, 2019 (20:31:05)

Although conventional care in Bulgaria can be of variable quality, particularly outside the big cities, complementary therapies are flourishing in the country, with a growing number of holistic centres and spas.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

How Does Cancer Care In Bulgaria Compare With The UK?

Monday October 21, 2019 (20:21:08)

Cancer treatment is a priority in both Bulgaria and the UK, but there have been suggestions that cancer care in both countries lags behind that of other European nations. Macmillan Cancer Support, the UK’s main cancer charity, notes that survival rates are not as strong in the UK as elsewhere in Europe, and a country profile report from the EC highlights issues with the overall quality of healthcare in Bulgaria.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Bulgaria?

Monday October 21, 2019 (20:12:53)

The cost of healthcare in Bulgaria will depend on the type of insurance that you have. If you are an expat and are signed up with the national health insurance system, then you will be covered for a range of care and treatment which will be free at the point of delivery, but if you are not insured, either with public or national health insurance, then health care in the country can be costly.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Bulgaria

Monday October 21, 2019 (19:52:52)

Mental health issues are of course challenging wherever you are, and Bulgaria is no exception. If you are an expat resident in the country, therefore, and concerned about your mental health, what levels of care might you expect, and how can you best safeguard your own mental state?   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

How To Register With The Health System In Bulgaria

Monday October 21, 2019 (19:47:02)

It is critical for expats in Bulgaria to register with the state healthcare system, as medical costs here can be very high. In order for you to be eligible for public state health insurance, either your home country will need to have a reciprocal arrangement with Bulgaria or you will need to make national insurance contributions into the state system.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

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

Monday October 21, 2019 (19:34:27)

If you are intending to give birth in Bulgaria, you need to consider your health insurance status: whether you are prepared to give birth in a public hospital under the national scheme if you are eligible, perhaps with some top-up payments for extra facilities such as a private room, or whether you are taking out full private health cover.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In Bulgaria?

Monday October 21, 2019 (19:21:57)

If you are an expat in Bulgaria and you are chronically ill, your treatment options and healthcare expenses will depend on your level of health insurance. As an expat, you’ll be able to sign up for the national system as long as you are paying contributions into it, which will be deducted from your salary if you are working in the country. Bulgaria currently has in place a national program for the prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases, running from 2014-2020.   more ...

Bulgaria > Health

Bulgaria

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Bulgaria?

Monday October 21, 2019 (19:07:08)

As an expat, the quality of healthcare that you will find in Bulgaria will depend on whether you are accessing the public sector care or if you have taken out private health insurance, and in addition, which region of the country you are based in.   more ...

Bulgaria > Financial

Bulgaria

What Banking Options Are Available For Expats In Bulgaria?

Thursday August 08, 2019 (10:38:10)

After the banking crisis in Balkans in the mid-1990s, a Banking Consolidation Company was set up in 1996 in order to restructure and consolidate Bulgaria’s banking sector.   more ...



Copyright © 2019 Expat Focus. All Rights Reserved. Use of this website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use/Privacy Policy. Comments are property of their posters.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy