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Spain

What Do The Changes To Spain’s Healthcare System Mean For You?

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday September 26, 2018 (15:21:47)   (5014 Reads)
Spain is known for having one of the best healthcare systems in the world, and is ranked as one of the top European countries for numbers of doctors per capita; it currently has around four doctors per 1,000 residents. Until now, Spain has operated both a state healthcare system, paid for in part by social security payments, and a private system. However, on 27th July 2018, a new royal decree law about access to healthcare was approved. How will ...    more ...
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An Expat Guide To Private Healthcare In Spain

Posted by: Scar on Thursday May 25, 2017 (12:53:04)   (23530 Reads)
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Spain spends more money than neighboring European countries on its public health, at around 10% of its GDP.

Hospitals and health services are of good quality and some offer both public and private healthcare.

It is vital to state which service you require beforehand to avoid being left with a hefty bill.    more ...
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Expat Retirees In Spain May Have To Pay More For Their Medicine

Posted by: Scar on Friday April 07, 2017 (15:00:09)   (4182 Reads)
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Spain is one of the most popular retirement destinations in the world for several reasons. The Spanish lifestyle is a major attraction for retirees. Living in Spain enables you to savor life by taking the time to enjoy life’s simple pleasures. It is common to see people strolling on the streets or enjoying time with family and friends at the country’s many charming cafés. Retired expats will also find the Spanish warm weather a welcome chang ...    more ...
Spain

An Overview Of Basic Healthcare For Expats In Spain

Posted by: Scar on Friday March 24, 2017 (15:24:58)   (4904 Reads)
Public healthcare

The public healthcare system in Spain has recently been rated one of the world’s best. Waiting times are low and there are four general practitioners to every one thousand people.

Expats living and working in Spain can expect free healthcare providing they pay their social security contributions, which is obligatory. The Spanish social security system includes services such as healthcare, pensions, and unemployment be ...    more ...
Spain

Health Care In Spain

Posted by: Jamie on Monday May 21, 2012 (04:11:55)   (2173 Reads)
Moving to Spain usually involves a few of basic activities such as learning Spanish, looking for a job (if outplacement was not the reason for moving), finding a new house and a looking for a proper school for your children. Once accomplished, you will experience you are not only living in a different country, but also in a different culture.

Most people do experience living in another culture as an opportunity to learn more about life in gene ...    more ...