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Telehealth for Expatriates

Telehealth for Expatriates is Vital When Living Abroad

Telehealth is a Great Service for Expatriates Living Abroad

When global citizens and expatriates living abroad fall ill, they often have to book an appointment at a doctor’s office. Everyone wants to get better fast. However, there are times when a visit to a doctor’s office is challenging to manage. Especially for minor medical problems or for general advice and support. While we are not medical professionals, we will use our global health insurance expertise to explain how Telehealth works for global nomads and expatriates. Learn about the many reasons why expatriates should be covered by a global health plan that offers Telehealth, especially in light of recent events. Read more

Maternity Insurance Coverage

Maternity Insurance Coverage for Expats – Global Health Plans That Cover Pregnancy

Learn about global health insurance that covers maternity for expatriates living abroad

Many expatriates and future global nomads plan to have children when moving abroad. Everyone knows that pregnancy can involve a lot of preparations and planning – one of the most important considerations is accessing maternity care when living abroad and the insurance to fund those expenses. Maternity expenses can either be reasonably small – say under $10,000 if you are in a country where medical expenses are small.

They can also be in the hundreds of thousands or even a million dollars depending on your pregnancy and any potential complications during or after birth. As the anxiety about parenthood increases, you don’t want to worry about the expected and unexpected medical expenses. In this article, we will discuss maternity insurance coverage for expats.

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5 Best Countries to Teach English in Asia for Expats

Here are five best countries for expats to teach English in Asia

It is true that there is an increasing demand for native English speaking teachers in Asia. There are countries you can teach English with and without a degree. But we advise getting certified as it will increase your chances of landing the job. The basic qualifications to teach English in Asia is to be a Native English Speaker. You must also have a four-year degree in any major and pass a criminal record check. The cut off age is 60 years old. To ensure you land the job, it’s best to hold certifications like TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. Ultimately, schools prefer to hire someone who has the proof that they can teach English to those who do not speak English as their first language. If you can get a classroom experience, then you have a higher chance of getting the job. The best part is you can even get these courses online but aim for a 12-150-hour course.

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5 Tips on Coping with Medical Emergency While Living Abroad

Learn How To Cope With Medical Emergencies while Living Abroad

Residing overseas, whether to work, study, volunteer, travel, or retire, can be a rewarding and life-changing experience. What if expatriates become ill and require medical emergency assistance? Expatriates usually spend a significant period abroad, and they may be more exposed to health risks and medical emergencies than short-term visitors. In this article, we will discuss five tips for expats on coping with a medical emergency while living abroad as an expatriate or global nomad.

 

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Health Insurance Worldwide

10 Quick Tips for Buying International Health Insurance

Get 10 Vital Tips for Buying International Health Insurance Plans

When you are planning to live abroad, or you have already become a global citizen, one of the most vital products that you can buy is intangible – international health insurance.  There are all sorts of medical plans for expats in the market, but as an expert and specialist in the market with 20 years of experience, I thought I would share ten quick tips for picking the right global medical insurance plan. Read more

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Why South America Is A Major Attraction for Digital Nomads

5 Reasons Why South America is a Major Attraction for Digital Nomads

Digital nomads are people who travel to different cities around the world while working remotely. You can find digital nomads plugged into their computers at coffee shops, public libraries, co-working spaces, and even recreational vehicles. They take up tasks suited to their skills to fund their travels. While this kind of working-on-the-go trend was inconceivable a decade ago, digital nomads today have the choice to pursue unconventional career paths. Read more

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5 Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

These Are The Unique Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

Traveling the world and meeting deadlines simultaneously may seem challenging until you meet a digital nomad. More millennials are leading the road less taken by becoming digital nomads, traveling across the globe and posting colorful pictures on social media. It’s no doubt a great option for individuals who prefer to work with a different backdrop every week, but life on the road can be demanding. Though living abroad and working remotely may seem adventurous, the digital nomadic lifestyle is not always sunshine and fresh coconuts. Here are five challenges that digital nomads may face while living abroad.

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RSA is Not Renewing Their Expat Health Plans for Canadian Expats

We were recently approached by a Royal Sun Alliance Canada customer who received a letter stating that RSA health plans for Canadian expats no longer and they would “be offering the Viator Expatriates Health Insurance coverage directly to individuals” and “upon expiring of your current coverage, you will need to contact another insurance provider  in order to purchase a new policy and ensure that you have continued coverage as an expatriate.” This left this customer with an urgent need to find a replacement policy. Luckily, she was able to get a quote and secure an excellent global health plan from one of our insurance suppliers. Read more

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8 Ways for Expats to Avoid and Prepare the Flu Season

Learn how expats can prepare for the flu season

Millions of cases of influenza (or flu) are recorded every year in the United States alone according to the CDC  Flue page.  What makes the flu virus so scary is that it can even infect those who have already received vaccination for it. The virus can lead to pneumonia, or some other bacterial infection, which can even turn fatal. Influenza is an acute infection of the upper airway caused by an influenza A or B virus. Some of the common symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, headaches, fatigue and more. Check with your doctor if you have the flu.

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Top 5 Global Health Insurance Tips for Expat Families

Five Global Health Insurance Tips for Expat Families Living Abroad

Moving abroad with your family is a great experience and also quite daunting. In this article, we will discuss the top five considerations for purchasing global health insurance while living abroad as an expat family. It is obvious that protecting your family’s health is critical for expat parents – obtaining vaccinations, making sure that your kids get annual checkups, washing hands and other general steps to protect your health abroad. Read more