How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low in Slovenia

The Republic of Slovenia’s healthcare system ranked 21st in 2018’s European Health Consumer Index (EHCI), behind Switzerland, France and the UK, but ahead of the Republic of Ireland, Greece and Croatia. Although its position has slipped in recent years (in 2015, the country placed 15th), life expectancy has risen to higher than the EU average. … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Slovenia?

If you are living and working in Slovenia, then you may need to access healthcare services while you’re there. The quality of the provision you receive will depend on whether you choose to access the public or the private sector. We will look at all aspects of the Slovenian healthcare system below and consider some … Read more

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Slovenia?

Slovenia has become an increasingly popular destination for medical tourism, due to the country’s national healthcare coverage and the relative affordability of certain types of care. However, waiting times can be long, and out-of-pocket payments can add up. It is therefore important to make sure that you have the right insurance in place for you … Read more

How to Look After Your Mental Health in Slovenia

Mental health problems are prevalent the world over and can pose a real challenge to individuals who suffer from them. For expats, these issues may feel compounded, due to immigrant-related socio-economic factors, such as difficulties in securing employment. Expats may also be more vulnerable to mental health problems, because of the emotional upheaval involved in … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In Slovenia

Slovenia has a two-tier system of health insurance, based on both private and public cover. As an expat (depending on your circumstances), you should be able to take advantage of the national health insurance scheme, with which you must register if you are employed.   How does the Slovenian state health insurance system work? State … Read more

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Slovenia

If you love keeping fit in the great outdoors, the Republic of Slovenia is the perfect choice for your new home. Slovenia is a small but beautiful country, with Alpine mountains in the northwest, Mediterranean coastline in the southwest, and forest covering more than half of the territory. It therefore comes as no surprise that … Read more