Expat Healthcare Advice for Xalapa
Cruz Roja (Red Cross) provides emergency transport to public hospital. Torre Hakim is filled with doctor's offices as well as Hospital Angels. There are a number of Centro de Salud within the city providing basic care.
Emergency Medical Care in Xalapa
One block from a private hospital. Three blocks from a large public hospital. Both have high quality care, however, the public one offers more personal care and better in-room service.
Expat Health Insurance in Mexico
Expats interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA.
Common prescription medicines are available without a doctor's script, except for antibiotics and narcotic medications. They need a doctor's prescription. Up to 50% lower than the US. I get a 10% discount at the local supermarket's pharmacy with a Federal discount card (INAPAM). You have to be over 60 and a permanent resident.
Healthcare in Mexico
If you're moving to Mexico or an expat living in Mexico, understanding the Mexican healthcare system is essential. We offer an overview of the public and private healthcare systems in Mexico, health insurance for expats in Mexico, hospitals and prescription drugs.
Hospitals in Mexico City
Knowing which hospital you would go to should a medical emergency arise while living in Mexico is important. This information is provided (but not endorsed) by expats and the US Embassy in Mexico.
Mexico Healthcare FAQ
Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about healthcare and health insurance for expats in Mexico.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Mexico
Help others moving to Mexico by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Mexico, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.