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When Cheap Medical Insurance Is Too Costly

04 January 2022

The attraction of cheap medical insurance is obvious, but very often it can turn out to be extremely costly in more ways than you might have thought.

The Hidden Cost Of Employer Provided Medical Insurance

05 June 2021

Being offered a new employment position with a new company can be a wonderful opportunity for career progression, particularly if the salary and benefits are commensurate with the new role.

However many expatriates overlook the very real importance of the company medical insurance benefits and simply assume that what is included will suffice - sadly this is very often not the case!!.

The Power Of Expat Medical Insurance To Save Life

09 January 2021

Those that know me recognise that I am a private individual that rarely releases personal information into the social domain.

However, due to TWO recent and separate events I feel compelled to share and highlight details to illustrate the power that medical insurance has IN SAVING LIFE.

What Is Medical Evacuation Insurance Cover?

21 December 2020

If you became very ill or are injured whilst overseas, there’s always the chance that the treatment you need might not be available at the local hospital.

This is where emergency medical evacuation cover – or medevac, as it’s sometimes called – comes into effect.

Read the finer details of this very important expat medical insurance benefit.

Beware Claim Related Medical Insurance Plans

01 December 2020

Have you unwittingly purchased a CRMI (Claim Related Medical Insurance policy) lured by seemingly discounted premiums?

If you did you are not alone - many unsuspecting purchasers of expat medical insurance have also fallen into the same trap and wish now that they hadn't.

The Covid-19 impact on travel and expat medical insurance

04 February 2020

Both travellers and expats are naturally very concerned about the impact the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is having globally.

If you are a traveller or living and working overseas find out what you need to know about the virus, travel and expat medical insurance.

No money to pay for cancer treatments

09 September 2019

A dying dad, aged just 38, is unable to acquire the drugs that could possibly save or double his life expectancy from the UK’s NHS.

This blog provides the background to Adams's thought provoking story and asks "should we as expats consider more carefully the role of critical illness insurance to ensure such funds are available?"

Dengue Deaths Force National Alert

17 July 2019

Dengue Deaths Force National Alert In Philippines - Thailand Confirms Its Own Outbreak

Tessie Sylvester, widowed the day she received cancer diagnosis, dies at 38

Tessie Sylvester was calling the undertakers regarding her newly deceased husband. Then her Dr called advising she had cancer. “It doesn’t look good,” the Dr said.

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