12 Important Tips about Healthcare for Expats in Colombia

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: Expats in Colombia share experiences with the Colombian healthcare system. Tips cover EPS, quality of medical care, hospital stays and more.

Expats in Colombia - 12 Important Tips about Healthcare

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 6 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and 7 Tips for Obtaining Residence in Italy. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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Pay the higher insurance premium to insure quicker access to specialists. Have at least a working knowledge of the language as most doctors speak no English.

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Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about healthcare and health insurance for expats in Colombia.

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An expat talks about health insurance, hospitals and the cost of medical care in Bucaramanga, Colombia. -

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An expat discusses healthcare and health insurance in Medellin, Colombia. There are several private hospitals in Medellin. He advises expats to purchase health insurance. -

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Pay the higher insurance premium to insure quicker access to specialists. Have at least a working knowledge of the language as most doctors speak no English. -

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Help others moving to Colombia by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Colombia, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.

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Read recent baby reports submitted for Monteria and Bogota.

If you're an expat parent who had a baby abroad, write a report about your childbirth experiences to help other expecting expat parents.

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