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Cyprus

Prescriptions In Cyprus: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Monday October 21, 2019 (18:52:20)

Cyprus has recently overhauled its healthcare system to establish a national health service, known as Gesy, and thus has also changed the system for applying for prescriptions.   more ...

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What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (18:31:32)

Cyprus is a popular holiday destination: around a million people visit the island every year. It’s also a destination for activities – water sports, paragliding, zip lines, scuba diving, snorkelling and skiing among them – which can have a high risk of injury. What happens if you sustain a sports-related injury while you’re visiting Cyprus? What cover is available to you?   more ...

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

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:50:12)

If you are an expat in Cyprus, and chronically ill, your treatment options and healthcare expenses will depend both on the severity of your ailment, and on your level of health insurance.

If you have been paying contributions into Gesy, the new national health insurance system, then you should find that your illness is covered under the state system if you are living on the south of the island. If you are in the north, you will need to take out private health insurance.   more ...

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What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:41:17)

As an expat, the quality of healthcare that you can expect in Cyprus will depend on whether you are accessing the public system or opting for private health cover, and in addition, which region of the country you are based in. Treatment and insurance cover will differ depending on whether you are resident in the Greek or the Turkish part of the island, and in addition, whether you are classed as a resident or a visitor.


Public healthcare in Cyprus

The state health insurance system, Gesy, is regulated by the Ministry of Health and financed out of taxes. Cyprus is currently overhauling its health insurance system, a policy which has been supported by the IMF and the EU, among others, but it is resulting in substantial changes to the system.   more ...

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How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Cyprus

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:34:11)

With its Mediterranean cuisine, plethora of water sports and opportunities to keep fit, Cyprus is a perfect place to visit or live if you want to keep healthy. There are some excellent doctors and clinics across the island to help you maintain your physical and mental health; and of course, you can always opt for private health insurance to top up your level of care.   more ...

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How To Register With The Health System In Cyprus

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:20:04)

To register with the health system in Cyprus, you have a number of options based on the public and the private system. Health insurance in Cyprus is organized on a two-tier system, comprised of both public medical insurance, which is not mandatory, and private cover.   more ...

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Cyprus

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

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:10:11)

Cyprus has a high standard of health care. As an expat, you can decide whether to register with the national health insurance scheme, Gesy, or whether you would prefer to opt for private cover, either as a top-up to your existing health insurance, or to enable you to give birth in a private clinic.   more ...

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Cyprus

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (16:51:58)

The cost of medical procedures in Cyprus will depend on whether you, as an expat resident:

• are signed up with the national insurance scheme
• have private insurance
• have a combination of national and top-up private insurance to cover procedures, such as dental and optical care, which do not fall under the national scheme
• do not have insurance at all and are intending to pay out-of-pocket for any treatment that you receive.

We will look at each of these options in turn, and undertake some comparisons.   more ...

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Cyprus

Dental And Opthalmic Care In Cyprus: How To Find The Right Options For You

Monday October 21, 2019 (16:41:47)

Cyprus is a destination for both dental and eyecare tourism and its private treatment is considered to be both of a high standard, and cheaper than elsewhere. Basic dental treatment is covered under the state health insurance scheme, Gesy and is free at the point of delivery. For more advanced dental work, such as teeth bleaching, crowns, veneers, root canal work, bridges, porcelain fused to metal crowns, porcelain inlays and dental implants, you will find plenty of choice in Cyprus if you take out private health insurance.   more ...

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Cyprus

What Expats Need To Know Before Buying Property In Cyprus

Monday June 03, 2019 (12:51:50)

For many years, Cyprus has attracted visitors from across the world. With its warm weather and abundance of natural beauty, it’s easy to see why so many expats have favoured the country, and why more and more people are now choosing Cyprus as a place to purchase property.   more ...



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