Expat Healthcare Advice for Vienna
Well worth the money, which is affordable, and no such thing as pre-existing conditions, for the insurance to give you a reason to be denied.
Emergency Medical Care in Vienna
We live 2 tram stops away from Wilhelminenspital der Stadt Wien (socialized health care). The emergency services there are excellent. I spent 6 months in the hospital and my time there, and care, has been excellent compared to the US hospitals, where it is about how are you going to pay for your care. In Vienna, it is focused on how can we help you get better.
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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
Did not have to travel outside of my area, but if I was to I would NOT need a referral.
The pharmacies are virtually on every other block, and my Dr. is across the street from me. I go to the the doctor every other month to get my prescriptions filled (15 medications) and the co-payments are always under 5 Euro. Most medications have to go through the doctor. The overall experience is good and I have no complaints.
Healthcare in Vienna, Austria
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 be
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