15 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Ukraine
Last updated on Jun 23, 2023
Summary: The quality of medical care in Ukraine is generally considered to be lower than in the US. Emergency services are available, but the response time may be slower than in the US. To call for an ambulance, you can dial the emergency number 103.
How are healthcare services Ukraine?
When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in Ukraine, they replied:
"If you travel in Ukraine make sure you have real good international health insurance. I had a kidney stone attack and had to fly to New York for my surgery at the V.A. (Veterans Hospital) which the service is totally free. I am receiving 100% disability from the V.A. so all my medicals costs are paid by the V.A. including medicines," wrote an expat living in Kiev.
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Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.
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