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Selecting a health plan in Texas

A majority of non-retired Americans, the vast majority if you exclude people poor enough to qualify for Medicaid, have employer-based health insurance. Employer group insurance premiums tend to be ...
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Getting a private health insurance in UK

The UK health system is very GP based (and even on top of that nurse based). Most private insurance is "top up" insurance and adds features to the standard NHS care. In London, and some other cities, ...
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How to obtain a Numéro de Sécurité Sociale in France fully online with a Passport Talent

There are two ways to obtain this number, one is done by snail mail and is a mess. You can find the procedure here : https://www.welcometofrance.com/en/fiche/registering-for-social-security And one ...
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Can I visit a doctor in France, and pay for myself, after I leave France?

The basic question is : can I get access to a doctor for a non-emergency treatment in France when I'm a visiting non-EU national. The answer is yes. (In particular if you don't intend to get some ...
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Can you see a medical specialist in the Netherlands without a GP referral?

It is possible, but not covered by insurance. Source: official government site (in Dutch: "Wilt u een behandeling zelf betalen? Dan heeft u geen verwijzing nodig." - "Do you want to pay for the ...
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I am a German citizen living in the UK. Will I have health insurance while visiting Germany?

Here is what I did in the end I decided for a so-called "in-coming" insurance, which is offered by some German insurance providers and is specifically designed for foreigners visiting ...
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Selecting a health plan in Texas

Here's a comparison between what are apparently the main categories of health plans: Type Requires PCP Requires referrals Requires pre-authorization Pays for out-of-network care Cost-sharing Requires ...
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Selecting a health plan in Texas

It's typically a good idea to take the employer's health plan. The maximum out-of-pocket costs under such a plan (that is, assuming the worst case where you get terribly sick) are typically similar ...
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