When you’re moving abroad, one of the things at the top of your to-do list should be sorting out health insurance, especially if you’re moving to a country like the USA with no universal healthcare system.
So, where do you even start? What’s the minimum essential health coverage that you should have in the States? And what does a good health insurance plan there even look like? How much will you be out of pocket for medications? What would a trip to the emergency room cost you? And what health treatments are seen as extras in the USA? To answer all these questions and more, Kate Lambon from Cigna is joining me in this episode.
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00:00 – Introducing Kate Lambon from Cigna Healthcare
04:30 – Travel health insurance versus international health insurance
06:15 – Healthcare provision in the USA
08:40 – Mental health support for expats
11:25 – Vaccination requirements in the USA
12:45 – Finding a doctor and transferring medical records
14:05 – Costs for prescription medications
15:40 – Health insurance policies for employees
17:30 – Emergency care
19:10 – Dental and eye care
24:50 – Cover for alternative or complementary treatments
26:30 – Costs of health insurance policies
28:40 – Client care managers
30:00 – Cigna Healthcare resources