2 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Turkey

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Expats and global nomads in Turkey share their experiences with health insurance, healthcare in Turkey, local hospitals and specialists, quality of medical care and more.

How are healthcare services Turkey?

When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in Turkey, they replied:

"It's is essential that you have health care insurance. Axa as far as I know is the only company that will insure you over the age of 70. This is only possible if you had had a policy with them from I believe 65 years old," said one expat living in Istanbul.

What are emergency services like in Turkey?

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