• Expatriate Health Insurance Blog

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

There are many reasons that one may choose to work abroad. No matter what reason motivates you to seek work in another country, it is important that you take care of some basic preparation issues. You'll need some obvious things squared away, like a place to live and legal clearance to live and work in your country of choice. But one item you may initially overlook is healthcare. Before moving overseas, make sure you have the protection of expatriate health insurance.

In today's global economic climate, many different factors could inspire someone to pursue an overseas career. Rapid growth in markets like China or India could prompt your employer to send you abroad to help grow fertile new business opportunities. Or perhaps economic difficulties in your home country have led you to believe that another country offers better employment options. Your particular vocation could be more in demand abroad than it is in your native land. OR, maybe you've just always dreamed of living in another country. These are just a few of the possible motivations for working abroad.

Regardless of what's led you away, you will need to have a good insurance policy. You'll need something that covers ongoing checkups and minor issues, as well as something that gives you access to high quality care at an affordable rate when emergencies arise. Expatriate health insurance protects you in both of these types of scenarios.

From hospitalization to inpatient procedures to outpatient procedures to prescription coverage, this type of insurance plan protects you in many different situations. And you can even modify your plan to cover trips to your native country as well. So if you're planning to head back periodically to visit family or friends, or your employer wants you to hold meetings in the U.S., your plan can be customized to fulfill those needs. This type of insurance is designed to give you the coverage you need for your unique situation.

Overseas Expat Medical Insurance (limited home country cover)
Worldwide Expat Health Insurance (home country included)