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Moving From The UK To The US? Here's What You Need To Know About Healthcare

Posted by: Scar on Monday January 14, 2019 (11:23:32)   (656 Reads)
If you’re moving from the UK to the USA, you will need to look carefully at issues surrounding healthcare. After all, you’ll be moving from the nationalized system of the NHS to a largely private healthcare system which is based on insurance; plus, the two countries don’t have reciprocal healthcare agreements. The US system confuses a lot of American people, so if you’re an overseas traveller, you need to do your homework!


How Do Th ...    more ...
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Healthcare In New York For Expats With Chronic Illnesses

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday September 05, 2018 (16:33:04)   (585 Reads)
If you're living with a chronic illness, such as depression, asthma, diabetes or arthritis, you’ll know that your health requires careful and consistent management. The good news is that by moving to New York, you’ll have access to some of the best healthcare in the world: first class hospitals, a wide range of specialists and pharmacies on every corner. However, in order to access this great care – and avoid hefty fees! – you’ll need ...    more ...
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Understanding Expat Healthcare In The US

Posted by: Scar on Monday March 20, 2017 (15:40:07)   (1472 Reads)
The reputation and costs for the American healthcare system are known throughout the world and health premiums will not be cheap.

That's because healthcare in the US is a costly process, it's ranked as being the most expensive in the world.

According to one national British newspaper, many British expats opt to fly home to the UK for health treatment rather than navigate the American healthcare system. The newspaper points out that even aft ...    more ...
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Health Insurance In America? Read Our Jargon Buster For New Expats

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday September 28, 2016 (14:09:47)   (1298 Reads)
Getting sick or injured in the United States can be painful, not just in terms of the ailment itself, but the hit your wallet can take when seeking treatment. Even for emergency treatment, you can expect to fork out considerable sums for care.

A night’s stay in hospital can cost USD$4,000 and surgery can set you back USD$50,000.    more ...
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Dealing with the American Healthcare Insurance System

Posted by: Jamie on Friday April 26, 2013 (21:08:58)   (2922 Reads)
British expats moving to the US must ensure that they have comprehensive health insurance coverage. While the UK benefits from the National Health Service (NHS), medical care in the US is, and always has been, a private business. The cost of treatments if you take a risk without being fully covered, are not recommended. One day in the hospital can easily run up to $4,000, even the simplest of treatments and surgery can rack up bills up to $50,000 ...    more ...