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Questions tagged [health-insurance]

Questions regarding obtaining or carrying over health insurance benefits.

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How can I have my child born in Australia without going bankrupt?

I've tried doing my best to research this subject on my own. Official resources are giving me conflicting information (more on that below). Unofficial (anecdotal) resources, such as forums, are giving ...
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Can I start the Krankenkasse application process before moving to Germany?

Can I start the process of registering with a Krankenkasse (German statutory health insurance fund) before I have a German address? From krankenkassen.de: EU-Bürger, die in Deutschland als ...
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Health insurance for German citizen student without EHIC

I am a German citizen who has been living abroad and never had a health insurance in Germany. Until now I lived in a non-European country, so my current health insurance cannot join EHIC. I am a ...
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What will be the fee for public insurance when unemployed? [closed]

I've got German permanent residence (Niederlassungserlaubnis) and planning to take break from work for 2 - 3 months to travel and think on startup plans. In this case, how much do I need to pay for ...
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US citizen: should my Filipina wife give birth abroad (in the Philippines) or in the US?

I am a US citizen but I live abroad as a permanent resident in the Philippines. I've been married to a Filipina since early 2016. We've decided to move back to the US since my income in the ...
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Health insurance - working in Japan, dependents live in Germany

I'm a dual citizen; USA & Dutch. I've worked in Luxembourg for the past 5 years. I was a cross-border commuter, living with my family in Germany (wife + 3 kids). I've recently accepted a job ...
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IMSS mandatory when working remotely from Mexico for a foreign company?

If I am employed (as a regular employee, not as a contractor) by a German, or generally by a foreign company, which does not have a subsidiary in Mexico, and work for them remotely while living in ...
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Lost my job, health insurance too? (European citizen living in Denmark)

I lost my job working in DK as an expat. They gave me a 3-month notice while I still get paid. When those 3 months end, do I still have health insurance? I've been working for a bit over 2 years, I ...
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How can I pay NHS surcharges for children born in the UK? [duplicate]

I have been in the UK on a Tier 2 visa since April 2015. How can I pay NHS surcharges for my children who were born in the UK? My children have never travelled outside of the UK, so I haven't applied ...
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Health insurance questioning my finances again

I moved to Munich in November and after months of trying I eventually managed to get a state policy with Mobil Oil. I saw a doctor and was referred to hospital for an operation. Before I arrived home ...
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Health insurance after getting Hungarian birth certificate

I've just got my Hungarian birth certificate and my residency card. I'm now in Budapest but I'm about to leave permanently to France. I'd like to do a health insurance as a EU citizen but I don't know ...
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Health care reimbursements from CPAM

I have been registered with CPAM for more than a year now and haven't used the doctor much, but when I have I'm very confused about how much I can expect to be reimbursed or how I can even know. Most ...
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Health insurance for expats in France

I posted earlier asking about the importance of the French language and basic visa requirements. I got great answers and so I ask here again. I'll be 29 years old this year and will start a master's ...
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Can you see a medical specialist in the Netherlands without a GP referral?

Suppose you want to consult a medical specialist rather than a general practitioner about an issue you're having: an orthopedist, a neurologist, an otolaryngologist, an opthalmologist and so on (but ...
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Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI)

I'm 65, a UK citizen, married to a non-EU citizen. We have just returned to the UK following a period in Spain and intend for her to apply for a UKRC soon under Surinder Singh provisions. My question ...
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Will I violate PPACA if I visit the US as an ininsured expatriate US citizen and tourist.

I a US citizen who has been employed and insured in foreign countries for almost 20 years but I just recently resigned from my job to travel a bit and visit the US for a few months as a tourist before ...
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

I'm a Norwegian citizen who lives in Sweden and commutes across the border to Norway for work. My wife is a Russian citizen who moved in with me in Sweden in November. We registered her as an EEA ...
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Health insurance requirement with scientific visa (type D) [duplicate]

I hold a scientific visa, type D, for France. Do I need some kind of health insurance to enter the country? According to the convention d'accueil, the hosting institution is willing to take care of ...
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Residence Card, proving dependency and health insurance

My husband and I have been in the UK for more than a year studying a masters. My husband just got a job and has Italian passport (I am a non-EU), therefore i was thinking of applying for a residence ...
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Selecting a health plan in Texas

It's possible that I may move to Texas next year. Ignoring any potential legislation changes, I'd like to understand what my options are going to be, health-care-wise. I will likely earn a respectable ...
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Health checkup (Gesundheits-Check-up) in Germany before 35 years old?

It seems that in Germany, under public insurance, you're entitled to a full body health checkup every 2 years once you reach the age of 35 (https://www.krankenkassen.de/gesetzliche-krankenkassen/...
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Health insurance in Europe for citizen of Poland living outside EU

I am a citizen of Poland, living permanently in Brazil. I don't pay any taxes in Poland and I'm not insured there now. Soon I'll be visiting Poland (and passing shortly in other European countries) ...
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Losing my job in Germany - Do I have to register as unemployed or can I self-fund?

I work for a company in Germany which is shutting down soon, and my employment will cease in about 6 weeks. I fully intend to find another job ASAP and have started applying already. Do I have to ...
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Can temporary workers in Australia enroll into the public health insurance system?

Assuming one works in Australia on a 457 visa, can they access the public health insurance scheme? If not, can they get a refund of taxes paid for health insurance and social security?
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Is AXA insurance acceptable for long stay French Carte de Sejour?

I am renewing my French carte de sejour and want to change insurance to AXA. Does anyone know if AXA Schengen Ins is acceptable?
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When my working contract terminates, am I still covered by NHS?

When I finish my work contract in the UK, can I still visit a GP paid by the NHS before I leave the country? In my case it is still within the same calendar month.
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NHS Debt and Entry Clearance Refusals

I understand that if a person has a debt to the NHS over a certain amount that their entry clearance application can be refused. Is it a mandatory refusal or a discretionary one? And what is the ...
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Canadian Provincial Health Care for Working Holiday is 100% necessary? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen who has been out of the country (working in Japan) for the last three years. I wish to apply for the working holiday visa to France (visa 3D category), but am required to be ...
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Economic options of health insurance for a foreigner student in germany

I'm a foreigner student who will do a master's degree in germany but as you know I need a health insurance plan. I looked up a little and found out that there are various options. One of them is AOK ...
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I am an E-2 Visa holder. Can i get any health insurance

I have been issued an E-2 5 years multiple entries visa and i was wondering if i can get health insurance in the US for myself and my family (Who also have a E2 5 years multiple entries visa). What ...
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France health insurance for non-EU resident with EU passport

I am an Australian moving to France on a scientific research visa for 2 years. My girlfriend (also Australian) is coming with me. She has a Dutch passport. We are trying to work out what to do about ...
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Health Insurance for someone over 28 w/ dual US/German citizenship, moving to Paris from California for 4-8 months to study at the Sorbonne

I also have a NHS card from when I lived in London 2 years ago, but am moving from California. What kind of health insurance can I get? I don't seem to fit any of the normal boxes
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Netherlands Medical Insurance [closed]

I need a recommendation for a good medical insurance company in Netherlands (Eindhoven), I am expatriate and will stay in Netherlands for a year ?
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Ex-patriated in the Netherlands, travelling to third country - health insurance?

I'm expatriated from Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands. I have a 2-year residence, a BSN number, an address and some sort of local not-so-cheap health insurance with IAK (about which I can provide ...
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Travel insurance in the US when domestic health insurance is provided by the employer

My employer in the US provides sufficient health insurance in the US. But my job (and my private live) involves short-term travels to other parts of the world, including my original country (Germany). ...
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Getting a private health insurance in UK

We are moving from Switzerland to UK in a couple of months and I'm worried about adjusting to the nhs way of doing things. We would like to have: Direct access to a (specific) gynecologist for my ...
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Healthcare in the UK — would we have access to the NHS?

I know that this question has been asked before, but I'd like to explain our situation and get some feedback on this issue. We are an American family; my husband has dual citizenship (American/Irish) ...
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Travel insurance cover under Obama Health or not

I came to US on H1 in March. I purchase Travel insurance for 2 months from India. My company is providing health care insurance for family. I have to pay insurance amount from my salary for my wife ...
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Switching to statutory health insurance from private in old age in Germany

I am 63 years old self employed having proprietary business in Frankfurt Germany for last 16 years. I am insured with one private insurance company but can not maintain premiums for poor business ...
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German Private Health Insurance since 2004 NOW moving back to the UK

was based in germany and with german HUK COBURG private health care since 2004. Just back to the UK (april 2016) - having NEVER had cause to use it (lucky) BUT what are my options? I will have the ...
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Acquiring Health Insurance (Moving to Sweden, living in US, dual citizen of US and Finland)

I am moving to Sweden this coming fall to purse a master's degree. Currently living and working in the U.S., with dual citizenship in the U.S. and Finland. As I understand it, I will be automatically ...
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Healthcare in Portugal for Germans [closed]

[Question was previously on Travel] I live in Germany, and applied for a job (in science) in Lisbon. My husband (German too), a programmer, would come too. He's insured by TK (the main state health ...
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PPACA “no insurance” fee for American expats living abroad

I searched and commented on another question here, and was prompted to ask my own question separately. As you may be aware, US citizens without health insurance, as of this coming Sunday 31st January,...
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Is it possible to be register in two EU countries for health insurance?

I'm registered in Germany and it's an obligation to have health insurance (which is very expensive 200€ a month for the basics) I was previously registered in Belgium and I wonder if I can register ...
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How to be sure a medical appointment will be fully covered by a health insurance in the United States?

I have recently moved in the United States, and I have a health insurance through my local employer. How to be sure a medical appointment will be fully covered by my health insurance in the United ...
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does a visa extension have to have a health surcharge

I married my husband in June 2013 and came to the UK in September 2013 with a spouse visa. I am extending it in March and believe that I now have to pay a £500 surcharge. Is this right even though I ...
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Health insurance for US trips when working abroad

I'm working in Italy for a company that provides me health insurance while in Italy (and my family was able to get into the Italian public healthcare system). However, when we go back to the US for a ...
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Do I need international health insurance in Singapore (moving from EU)?

Some insurance companies offer "international health insurance" for people working abroad. I might move to Singapore in some time, working for a Singaporean company. Currently I'm thinking about ...
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Should I use an online broker to buy travel insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website? [closed]

I will be travelling to United States to join a graduate program. I need to buy travel insurance for three weeks as I will be an early arrival student. I am thinking of buying Atlas Travel Insurance (...
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Short-term internship in UK: Where to be health-insured?

I'm a European (German) citizen who wants to do a short-term (10 weeks) internship in the UK. The main question remains where I need to be health-insured and where I need to pay for it. UK: It would ...