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Questions regarding obtaining or carrying over health insurance benefits.

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I'm leaving Germany for 5 months on Erasmus exchange, how can I have unemployment benefits and insurance paid?

My contract will be over in February, because I will move to Portugal to begin my ERASMUS mobility. I need to know how can I receive unemployment benefits (I will have worked on a contract for 24 ...
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What are the steps to immigrate to Canada while retaining a steady supply of needed medication?

I am a mid-30's software developer wanting to emigrate from the US into Canada -- probably Ontario (having enjoyed a vacation to Toronto a few years ago). I speak and write English fluently, but as ...
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How do I handle health insurance in Germany before I find a job there?

I am researching moving to Germany. When I move, I would not have a job and would live on my savings and look for a job locally. Based on what I have read, it seems that when I arrive and have no ...
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Work in Germany without registration

I have a couple of questions regarding the registration process in Germany and the Insurance. I have been working in Germany for the last 10 years, I would like to come back to Spain and work remotely ...
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Psychiatric help for a suicidal Ph.D. student in Germany

A Ph.D. student in Thuringia is becoming suicidal and in need of serious psychiatric help. Counselling service available in the university said that they cannot handle it and instructed the student to ...
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What kind of health insurance does a foreigner need when applying for German student visa from Paris?

I wish to apply for a German student visa to start my doctoral studies. I'm an Indian national and currently residing in Paris. One needed document for visa application is health insurance proof. I'm ...
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New Green Card holder health insurance?

My mom recently became a green card holder. What is the best health insurance I can get for her? From what I see, visitor's coverage is the only one that is can be seen using Google but I am not sure ...
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How to obtain ADHD medication (Adderral/Ritalin) in the Netherlands with a US prescription?

Precisely what insurance do I need to buy, and what procedures do I need to follow? As an international student, I cannot buy into basic health insurance until I get at least a part-time job. I'm ...
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Health insurance in Austria?

I am going to be in Vienna, Austria for 4 months. I already have a travel insurance. What health insurance is good for me? I am not from a European country.
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Septoplasty in Vienna

Don't know if this is the best place to ask this question, but if someone is an expat in Vienna and needs to do septoplasty (nasal septum deviation septoplasty), how he can find the right center and ...
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German/American Citizen tax liability after moving to Germany

I am currently living in the US, and planning on moving to Germany soon for personal reasons. I am currently happily working remotely as a contractor for an American company. What does this mean for ...
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Keeping health insurance between jobs in Germany

I am relocating from Germany to the Netherlands, and also switching jobs. Between the end of my current contract and the start of my new one, there is a 1 month gap (January), where I would be ...
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Do I need the base plus the travel health insurance?

I am currently based in Germany, and I will be moving to the Netherlands. In January I won't be employed, as my current position ends by the end of the year, and my new position starts in February. ...
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US medical insurance between finishing employment and leaving the country

I will be finishing my job in the USA at the end of the month. As I understand it, my employer-provided medical insurance lasts until the end of the month in which I finish work, which in this case ...
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Is compulsory health insurance (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) mandatory for German Employment Visa?

I will be applying for German Employment Visa within few weeks. I have received the signed contract from my employer but I dont have this document "Certificate about compulsory health insurance (...
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How does the premiums for private insurance in Germany rise over time?

I came to Germany more than a year ago and in the beginning i was tricked into getting into private insurance when i did not have much idea (Is there any way i can move from private health insurance ...
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How can I take a medical check in Paris without any visa and insurance program?

I'm now in Paris and want to obtain a medical certificate in order to go to Belarus (it is mandatory to submit a medical document to attend school in Belarus). However, I don't have a visa here and ...
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Is there any way i can move from private health insurance to public one without lowering my income?

I moved to Germany 1 year ago and i was tricked into getting a private insurance. Not just trick, i was actually lied to to make me go for private one, but i guess it does not change anything. When i ...
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Health Insurance for National D Visa (Poland) under work category

I have received a work permit for a position in Poland and will shortly be applying for a residence visa. One of the requirements states that I must have health insurance for the duration of the stay....
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Expat living in Germany, working abroad

I have very specific situation. I moved to Germany last year, I am EU citizen, I work internationally out of Europe for an American company and I stay most of the time abroad. I have private ...
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Looking for Private health insurance in Canada, coming over on Work Permit

Canada(Ontario) - Work Permit - Private Health Insurance ? Is there a way to buy Private Medical Insurance for family in Canada(Ontario) until the Provincial insurance kicks in 3 months after landing....
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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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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 ...