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Who buys international health insurance coverage?

When you are moving abroad as an expat or already a global citizen, you know how important having high-quality global health insurance for you and your family members. We explained why people buy international health insurance in a previous article, but a common question we hear from people who contact us or request a quote for international health insurance is who buys international health insurance coverage. Read more

Insurance for American Expatriates

International Health Insurance is Vital for American Expatriates

Many Americans decide to become expatriates to live, work, retire and live abroad. For American expats moving abroad, one of the most important decisions is obtaining a global medical policy.

It’s critical that you obtain a global medical insurance plan to cover you in your new home country and also globally, including for some when they are back visiting friends and family in the USA, but also for seeking treatment if required. We should also note that your domestic health plan in the USA probably won’t cover you abroad, so global medical coverage is key. Read more

International Major Medical Insurance

7 Reasons Why Expats Should Buy International Major Medical Insurance

Learn Why Expatriates Need to Buy International Major Medical Insurance When Living Abroad

It is not an understatement to note that we live in interesting and turbulent times. Life can’t stop and people who want to live, work and retire abroad will do so when they are able to. Living abroad as an expat is never without risk, but you can help reduce and mitigate this risk by buying international major medical insurance. Read more

Non-Renewal Notices

Some Expat Health Plans are Not Renewing or Covering COVID-19

Recent Non-Renewal Notices are a Cautionary Tale for Expats

We have been receiving calls from clients worldwide whose global health insurance plans are not being renewed or are being told that COVID-19 related claims will not be covered or their insurance providers are getting out of the market. This is a big concern for people already living abroad. When searching for a global health plan, expats need to make sure that they purchase coverage from a capable global health provider with a large medical network around the world that can handle complex claims via their medical network. Here’s what you need to know about expat health plans during the pandemic. Read more

health precautions while living abroad

5 Health Precautions That Expats Should Not Ignore When Abroad

Health Precautions That Expats Should Not Ignore When Living Abroad

Moving to a new country comes with healthcare concerns. Expats, global nomads, and global citizens may encounter different health standards and difficulties in medical care in their host country. Other than taking proper health precautions, expats should also obtain a health insurance plan for a hassle-free trip.

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Will Your Expat Health Insurance Cover Your Vaccinations in South America

Will Your Expat Health Plan Cover Your Vaccinations in South America?

South America is a continent full of adventure and indigenous cultures, beaches and jungles, etc. It is a place that many tourists and expatriates would want to share it with. But what vaccinations do you need to travel or relocate to South America? Will your health insurance cover it? Be sure to read this article for a complete list of recommended travel vaccines and health insurance coverage about these vaccines.

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How to save money on your international health insurance premiums

Living overseas is often an expensive endeavour for individuals and families who plan to work, retire or travel abroad for over one year. Perhaps the most important decision before you live abroad or even if you are already an expat is what global health insurance you should obtain, the insurer you will choose and the plan coverage options. There are lots of expat health insurance companies and providers to choose from and endless insurance options that can be very confusing for expatriates. As an international insurance brokerage firm with extensive experience and knowledge in this domain, we have put together six ways expatriates can save on their international health insurance premiums & coverage. It should be noted that these tips apply equally to both group and individual global health insurance premiums.

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International Hospitals in Asia

Rapid growth in demand for private health insurance in China and its impact on expatriates

According to a recent Ernst & Young report, the market for private health insurance in China is increasing at a rapid rate. Insurance premium revenue jumped from RMB 1.5 trillion in 2014 to RMB 2.4 trillion in 2015 and is projected to reach almost RMB 5 trillion in 2020. The increase in premiums must indicate that more and more people are seeking private health insurance to protect themselves from medical costs.

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