Expat Healthcare Advice for Cuenca
Seeing a doctor in Cuenca is an easy matter. No appointment necessary in most cases. Excellent service and good quality for a much lower cost that the U.S.
Emergency Medical Care in Cuenca
My experience was with Santa Ines near Centro. Full hospital and emergency services. Great quality of care.
Many common meds are available without prescription for a fraction of the price. New meds may not be available and can be expensive if they have to be imported. Names of meds are different than in the U.S., and you may have to go to a doctor initially to get them translated. Bringing your prescription forms from home will help.
Expat Health Insurance in Ecuador
We didn't use our U.S. insurance because the deductibles would have been more than what we paid for care in Cuenca.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Ecuador
Help others moving to Ecuador by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Ecuador, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.