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Expat Healthcare & Health Insurance in Bocas del Toro, Panama

An expat in Bocas del Toro talks about the lack of emergency medical services on the island, traveling to Panama City for medical emergencies, the cost of health insurance in Panama and more.

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No. You cannot enroll in public healthcare system. If you buy health Insurance in Panamá, pre existing is not included or covered There are public hospitals and cost there is much less however quality of care is not great, if you go to one of the private hospitals in Panamá city, care is very good but very expensive. My husband had a severe heart attack I. He Spent time in a David Panamá hospital where the stent cardiologist was out of town with no replacement. He also died before we could get him airlifted after 5 days to Panamá City. Cost of it all? $75,000 You move at your own risk. Care may not be as good unless you live in the city and it will not be covered by insurance.

Expat Healthcare Advice for Bocas del Toro

Care will not be as good unless you live in the city. Insurance will not cover pre existing

Emergency Medical Care in Bocas del Toro

Emergency services in my area on Bocas del Toro are pretty well non existent. There is a new hospital. However is does not have much equipment. Great for small things. Cuts to be stitched. Infections, this hospital is public. If I had a choice I would go to Punta Pacifica in Panamá City.

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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area

Yes we return to the US for medical care if we can.

Prescription Medicines

Common medication is readily available Many do not need a prescription.

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Expat Health Insurance in Panama

If you can get health insurance before you have issues, the private insurance is affordable compared to the US. I'd say about 25 percent of the cost.

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