Uruguay is a Spanish speaking country on the southeastern side of South America. It is one of the more affluent countries on the continent and has an advanced social security, education and democratic institutions. The country is still trying to overcome the political and economic turmoil of the 1970s, but has a large middle class and relatively low level of poverty. There are some excellent beaches in the country that border the Atlantic ocean.

Healthcare in Uruguay

Expatriates and many local nationals are able to secure quality health care throughout much of Uruguay, which has a universal health care system. Public clinics and hospitals are often crowded, but you can obtain medical treatment in private facilities. The most popular private hospital is the British Hospital in the Montevideo where you will find English doctors and staff. Most expatriates will want to obtain private medical coverage from a large and well known global insurance company. Despite the good level of medical care in Uruguay, you will still want to obtain adequate evacuation coverage.

Insurance Plans for Uruguay

Expat Financial can source coverage for expatriates in Uruguay, especially through our comprehensive expat health plan with Cigna International. We can also source global benefit plans for companies with expat employees in Uruguay and elsewhere in South America. We do have some international health plans that are also available to local nationals.

Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to venture into Bolivia:

If you require a quote for Uruguay insurance, contact Expat Financial today for a quote. Please send along any relevant risk information that may be available.