Expat Healthcare Advice for Punta del Diablo
Check out the various affiliates. Rocha has a state affiliate that is quite reasonable. Medica Uruguaya is reasonable. COMERO has proven most economical & available choice for us. Very clean & professional, no problem getting appointments.
Emergency Medical Care in Punta del Diablo
Well, we're a ways out. We're independent folk seldom needing any medical care, but when going for immigration checkups, blood, lab, etc., we travel to Chuy. For procedures like mammograms, etc., we go to Rocha.
Expat Health Insurance
Choosing an expat health insurance provider is an important decision for expats in Uruguay. Take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA. Sponsored by CIGNA.
Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
We've been so healthy since being here. I generally have "white coat syndrome," so I travel with my essential oils & we get along fine. There are specialists available, esp. in MVD.
I was a medical transcriptionist in my former life, so I pretty well know what I need to doctor myself. Here, you can get whatever you need if you know the generic drug name and can write it down. No prescription needed.
Ex: I have fibromyalgia and occasionally use a muscle relaxer. I go ask for Flogene or Diclofenac, and done. Cost is about $10 for 30 tabs.
Expat Health Insurance in Uruguay
I don't bother with health insurance. Medical care is so cheap here I don't need it. Can't see paying a monthly fee when I've been "sick" once in 11 years.
5 Important Tips about Healthcare for Expats in Uruguay
Expats in Uruguay have a variety of healthcare options available to them. Understanding what is available is an important part of preparing to move there. Information about proximity of care and prescription medications in Uruguay is also provided.
Expats in Uruguay have a variety of healthcare options available to them. Understanding what is available is an important part of preparing to move there. Information about proximity of care and pre...
Healthcare in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay
An expat in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay discusses the quality of healthcare in Punta del Diablo, the availability of prescription medicines and health insurance.
Healthcare in Punta del Este, Uruguay
An expat living in the Maldonado / Punta del Este area of Uruguay recommends enrolling in a hospital mutualista. Because he has had some medical issues and is a diabetic, he does not qualify and self
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Uruguay
Help others moving to Uruguay by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Uruguay, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.
Having a Baby Abroad Report
Being pregnant and giving birth abroad can be a bit unnerving. If you've had a baby abroad, please take a few minutes to answer a few questions about your experiences. Your insight will help to prepare other expat parents-to-be -- and hopefully calm their nerves.
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