Expat Healthcare Advice
You can get elective surgery and other non-critical non-emergency medical treatment in India. The medical care is good and affordable to a US citizen. Of course you have to be selective which hospital and whcih doctor you may want to seek help from. Quality varies.
Emergency Medical Care
Within 10 miles. Mostly private. The service is good. Hospital in India (Hyderabad) are usually crowded. Most hospitals have ambulance service and emergency care available. Quality of care varies a lot from one hospital to the other. Check out local hospitals where expats go. Most likely their care quality is good even though they may be a bit more expensive.
International Health Insurance in India
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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
Go by word of mouth or a well known hospital. Doctors mostly are attached to hospitals.
Medicine costs are reasonable compared to US. Many pharmacies sell medications. May not get exact name brands as in USA but chemically equivalent medicines can be obtained. Most medications need Prescriptions. Many pharmacies do give out medicines if you tell them the local name.
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Expat Health Insurance in India
Private Health insurance is expensive with lots of limitations. I have not taken health insurance. Decided to pay out of pocket. A day's hospital stay along with tests and doctor visit may cost around US $200 to $300.
Healthcare in India
An overview of healthcare in India - the quality of hospitals, prescription medicine in India, vaccinations, finding an English-speaking doctor in India and more.
Healthcare in India
An expat in India discusses crowded hospitals, the cost of health insurance, prescription medicine availability and more.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in India
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