Emergency recover: how to receive immediate care in 3 steps

Reading time: 7 minutes

Having access to Accident & Emergency departments, due to the languishing National Health System, is more and more difficult for millions of patients in all Europe. Italy, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland are just some of the countries where, together with Iceland and Greece, it is difficult to find a free bed. Whether in case of emergency or planned recovery, receiving medical care in time becomes harder and harder. Especially if … Read more

How to reduce your private medical insurance premium in 6 steps

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The age increase and consequently the rise of chronic conditions for clients, new medical technologies and demographic trends are the main reasons why private medical insurance premiums sensibly increased in recent years.  Let’s explore some practical solutions to keep these costs under control. 4 reasons why private medical insurance premiums are increasing 1. More claims to pay than premiums received. Insurance companies are for-profit organisations. In order to keep their books balanced, insurers … Read more

International medical coverage: are we sure to be well covered?

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Here we are on trip: light hand luggage, fly tickets in our pocket. Are we sure anything is missing? On business trip or on holiday, having a trusted medical coverage makes the real difference! Question: «I plan to go skiing this winter holidays: does my health insurance cover me against accidents?» Answer: Absolutely not. The “Accident” insurance is a completely different type of coverage from “Deseas” insurance. These two events are … Read more

Curing a cancer may cost as much as a luxury SUV…each year!

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Health is no a joke, but these is the bitter thruth: in 2015, in the US only, 1.7 million people have been diagnosed with cancer. Some of them could be cured by time; other, less luckly, had to front the costs of very expensive medicines. Over the past 15 years, the family yearly expenses to treat a cancer has increased from $ 10,000 before 2000 up to $ 100,000 in … Read more

Found already the perfect travel companion? The (true) story of Katia.

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For those living and working abroad, having a trusted medical insurance means never feeling alone. And travelling is so lovely! The name of Katia comes from my imagination, but this history is all true. It was one of my colleague who, while traveling to Bratislava, confessed to me: «Customers ask me which is the best medical insurance and I always I fall from the clouds. It happens to me the … Read more