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13 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in France

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

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

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How are healthcare services France?

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

"Record keeping is your responsibility and you can't do it all online. Doctors don't keep a health file for you. Top-up supplemental insurance is needed to completely cover costs," said one expat living in Bordeaux.

"It's a small town, so most doctors don't use English much. If you must communicate in English, it would help to research some of the necessary terminology beforehand (perhaps write your questions in French)," mentioned another expat in Epinal.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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