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  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • What to Consider When Getting Expatriate Health Insurance


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Assuming that unfortunate things won’t happen to you is not the way to protect yourself and your family from risks. As an expatriate, the risks you are facing are higher than usual and you should never consider that the importance of expatriate health insurance is overrated. Nonetheless, you ought to pay attention to a number of aspects when you are considering overseas health insurance coverage and here are some examples:

• Geographical coverage is very important since some insurers do not cover a number of high-risk travel regions.
• Benefits that are directly related to hospitalization and benefits that are considered non-related to hospitalization
• Dental treatment and maternity benefits
• The extent of coverage for chronic conditions
• The extent of emergency evacuation coverage
• Insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions
• The list of exclusions of your expatriate health insurance
• Repatriation of remains in case you wish it to be included
• Overall medical benefits compared to similar insurance providers
• Coverage for war or terrorism related risks

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