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15 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Paraguay

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Mar 08, 2024

Summary: The quality of medical care in Paraguay is generally considered to be lower than that of the United States. Emergency services are available, but they are often limited in terms of resources and personnel. To call for an ambulance, you can dial 911 or contact the local fire department.

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How are healthcare services Paraguay?

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

"Healthcare services in Paraguay are provided by both public and private institutions. The public healthcare system is funded by the government and is available to all citizens and legal residents. The quality of public healthcare varies depending on the region, but generally it is considered to be of a lower standard than private healthcare. Foreign residents are able to access the public healthcare system, but they may need to pay for some services. Expats in Paraguay generally use the public healthcare system, as it is more affordable than private healthcare. However, some expats may opt to use private healthcare if they are able to afford it," remarked one expat in Paraguay.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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