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  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

  • Meet the Challenges of Life Abroad with Expatriate Health Insurance

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If you are new to the experience of living abroad, there are many things you must adjust to and many challenges you will face. One such challenge relates to your health. When this becomes a problem, it is important to have the protection of an expatriate health insurance policy on your side.

When you move to a new country, your body must adjust to the tolls of a new climate. For instance, air quality might be different, as may water quality. Those factors alone can lead to illness. There is a certain amount of mental stress that comes along with living as an expatriate, as you try to assimilate into a new culture, learn another language, and find your way about town. Whether you realize it or not, mental stress can weaken your immune system and leave you much more susceptible to illness.

In your life in a new country, you will need a different insurance plan than the one you used in your native country. It will not be accepted, and without an alternative you will be considered uninsured. What are the implications of that? Simply put, you will need to pay for all medical costs out of your own pocket.

But with an expatriate health insurance policy, that is no longer a concern. You will be able to get the medical treatment you need at an affordable rate., So if you succumb to a simple passing seasonal virus or something more drastic, you can head to the doctor or hospital of your choice and get first class care. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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