Are These The Healthiest Destinations For Expats?

One of the key factors that expats look at when relocating to a different country is whether the destination has a healthy environment and affordable, accessible, and reliable healthcare. In a recent survey, expats were asked to rank their health and wellbeing in the countries they lived in.The survey, conducted by InterNations, involved 14,300 expats … Read more

Why Understanding Expat Healthcare Issues Before You Move Abroad Is So Important

When relocating to a different country, it is important to ensure that every aspect of life is secure. This especially applies to health insurance. Making sure that you and your family have access to healthcare abroad is one of the first steps you should take, since it is hard to predict when a medical emergency … Read more

A Guide To Health Insurance For Expat Freelancers

Not everyone who wants to become an expat heads overseas to enjoy a lucrative well-paid assignment, others will be working for themselves and this guide to health insurance for freelancers will help. That’s because part of the expat’s moving package from an employer will be health insurance cover which they will need should an unexpected … Read more

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update 30 March 2017

Expats putting their health at risk Most expats heading overseas do not buy their health insurance cover before leaving their home country, say researchers. The findings revealed that almost three out of four of expats questioned confessed they’d waited until arriving in their new country before resolving their healthcare provision.54% said they’d done so within … Read more

Why Expat Retirees Should Never Ignore Health Insurance

It’s a tempting thought for many potential expat retirees to head overseas for their twilight years and enjoy lazy days on beaches or enjoying bazaars and markets before having a cool drink after a busy day. For many, this is an achievable retirement plan and it’s something many expats work towards for a number of … Read more

Moving Abroad? Read Our Essential Health Checklist

For instance, citizens of European Union member states can access healthcare services in other EU countries by producing their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when requiring treatment. However, the EHIC is not an all-inclusive healthcare offering and is only really suitable for emergency treatment. This means expats should register with a doctor to access healthcare … Read more

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update 16 March 2017

International firms look to pooling to reduce health costs Global companies are increasingly looking to limit the cost of benefits for employees by pooling their arrangements to save money. Research from Willis Towers Watson reveals that international companies who take part in a multinational pooling system for their employee benefit arrangements could see costs reducing … Read more

Coming To The UK? Here’s What You Need To Know About The National Health Service

The United Kingdom is a popular destination for expats with lots of work opportunities and many may believe that they do not need health insurance for the duration of their stay. While the National Health Service is rated as being one of the best in the world, there are some charges that expats may be … Read more

How Can Telephone Counselling Help Expats Dealing With Loneliness Abroad?

Living life as an expat is nothing short of riding a rollercoaster; however, it is definitely an emotional one, 24 hours a day 7 days a week! While some days can be full of fun, adventure and excitement, others may get you downright low and depressed. Things are bound to get more challenging in a … Read more

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update 02 March 2017

Most employers do not appreciate expat insurance requirements A shocking survey has revealed that less than 8% of business owners in the UK are aware of the insurance needs for employees who are working overseas. The survey by Expacare, an international healthcare provider, questioned 1,000 business owners about their awareness of the insurance being offered … Read more

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