Expat Healthcare Advice for Cape Town
I have insurance that covers hospital stays and some surgery. I also pay for "gap insurance", which pays most all of the shortfall in coverage for surgery. Result is that almost 100% of the costs were paid for the five major surgeries that we have had in the post 10 years.
Emergency Medical Care in Cape Town
Within 5 minutes drive of an outstanding private hospital; another excellent private hospital is 15 minutes away.
Expat Health Insurance in South Africa
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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
Yes. Most require prescriptions and they are available at any pharmacy. Virtually all the expense is covered by our insurance policy
Healthcare in Cape Town, South Africa
An expat in Cape town discusses health insurance coverage and gap insurance in South Africa. His insurance has covered virtually all of his medical costs over the past five years.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in South Africa
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