Expat Health Insurance & Healthcare Guide to Austria
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An American living in Vienna shares his experiences with healthcare there. He spent 6 months in the hospital and greatly appreciated the care he received, which entirely focused on helping him get better -- rather than than how he was going to pay.
I did not receive any medication in my epidural, and the doctor mumbled something to the effect of "no pain, no gain". I was furious and had to end up having a c-section emergency and then they knocked me totally out, I woke up to a slap on the face by the nurse (instead of a pinch on the cheek), she said AUFWACHEN and I didn't have enough energy to slap her back. So, it was very stressful birth. They keep you in the hospital for 2 weeks after a c-sec. And for a normal delivery, its about 3-4 days. LKH Graz....