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1 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in the Dominican Republic

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

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

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Allianz Care International Health Insurance
Allianz Care International Health Insurance
Allianz Care International Health Insurance

How are healthcare services the Dominican Republic?

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

"You must purchase private insurance here. Public medical care is available but it is not the same, it is seriously inferior," remarked another expat in Santo Domingo.

What are emergency services like in the Dominican Republic?

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Italy, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and the Living in Panama Guide. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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