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Barriers in Medical Care

Language and Cultural Challenges for Expatriate Medical Care

There are many challenges for expats who live in foreign countries. From packing to relocating and making friends, expats will have to navigate their way through it. Most of the time, after a few bumps on the road, they’re successful in establishing a routine in an expat destination. However, when it comes to their healthcare, expats face many barriers in medical care. Read more

Do Expats Need International Health Insurance?

It is a common question that many current and future expats ask themselves – “Do I need international health insurance?” It is a fair question, and you will probably assume we would say YES – and we do believe that almost all expats should have health insurance – either through a government or private plan. Read more

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5 Countries with Affordable Healthcare for Expats

Are you planning to move abroad this year and on the hunt for the most affordable healthcare? If so, you’re in the right place. For most people, planning to move abroad is all about packing, ensuring finances are right, choosing the right neighborhood, and renting. However, with the recent pandemic, many more expats see the importance of global healthcare. Plus, countries that have reopened their borders require proof of international healthcare coverage to enter. Read more

5 Reasons Expats Should Purchase a Global Health Plan When Abroad

Why it is Important That Expats Purchase a Global Health Plan While Living Abroad

Moving abroad for work, extended travel, or retirement is a huge endeavor for individuals, couples, and especially families. You will have many preparations to make before you live overseas and even more adjustments and often culture shock once you get there. Read more

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Can Foreigners Get Healthcare in Canada?

Here’s What Foreigners Need to Know About Canada’s Universal Healthcare System

If you’re a foreigner visiting Canada, you must be wondering if you have access to its healthcare system. Canada is well known for its free universal healthcare. It’s one of the main reasons the country has a high quality of life and health. Furthermore, with the recent global upheaval, Canada has been one of the leading countries in having a good response to COVID-19. So to answer your question, the short answer is yes, foreigners can get healthcare in Canada. However, it highly depends on your status in the country and it may take some time before you are covered. Read more

What Is The Best Expat Health Insurance?

Here’s Our Best Expat Health Insurance at Expat Financial

When you plan to move abroad, one of the top things on your checklist is to ensure you have the proper health coverage in your expat destination. More and more expats & global nomads feel secured during the global pandemic by having comprehensive international health insurance in place. Also, many countries are requesting that expats have health coverage in place before entry. So, how do you know which is the best expat health insurance?

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5 Things To Do Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Here’s a Quick To-Do List Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Moving abroad is both exciting and terrifying. As you start to plan your move to become an expatriate overseas, you realize there are never-ending tasks to be completed. There are so many things to knock down off your relocation checklist before you pack your bags and move to an expat destination. We don’t say this to scare you but give you a realistic idea of what needs to be done. Read more

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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

Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance

The Importance of Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for Expats

Learn the Importance of Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for Expats

At Expat Financial, we encourage expats to include evacuation and repatriation insurance. It is particularly important when they are on the other side of the world, living and working. In this article, we will learn the difference between the two and the importance of evacuation and repatriation insurance for expats.

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5 Financial Tips for Global Nomads

Five Things to Know When Planning Your Finances as Global Nomad

Every global citizen, digital nomad, or expat needs solid planning in terms of finances and wealth management. Without the right financial planning, it will be difficult for you to manage and grow your wealth no matter how much your monthly income is. Financial hurdles are often faced by expats globally, which in turn can affect their monetary stability in a foreign land. Read more