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If you’re planning to take up residence in a new destination, you should ensure that you and your family have full health insurance, when the relocation takes places.
As medical care advances and treatments increase, healthcare costs also increase. The purpose of health insurance is to help you pay for care. It protects you and your family financially in the event of an unexpected serious illness or injury that could be very expensive. In addition, you are more likely to get routine and preventive care if you have health insurance.
It’s recommended when moving, that you take out private health insurance while living abroad, even if you’re a resident, as the standard of private health care tends to be much higher than that of the state system. Residents who don’t contribute to social security (e.g. retirees) and aren’t covered by a reciprocal agreement should take out a private international health insurance policy.
Usually the cost of the insurance is covered by the employing company and covers the whole family (if the assignee is accompanied).
If you do not want to be significantly out-of-pocket when you are ill, you need health cover. With private hospital insurance, you have a much greater chance of having your choice of doctor.
You are choosing a health plan for an important part of your life. So you’ll want assistance finding a health insurance company that’s dependable, which will be there whenever you need support, and that gives you plenty of plan options to fit your needs and budget. Part of our relocation services we:
Matrix Relocations can provide you with
- Up-to-date information on National Health System and Mandatory Insurance.
- Eligibility for free medical care based on assignment and country specifics.
- Different types of health insurance companies (Mandatory insurance, private health insurance, international health insurance)
- Assistance in choosing the right health insurance for you and your family.