4 Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Norway

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

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

How are healthcare services Norway?

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

"Don't. Pay for private. The laid-back laissez faire attitude that seems appealing when talking to Norwegians in coffee shops is quite the opposite when you are ill and need healthcare. There is no accountability and often gross errors," added another expat.

What are emergency services like in Norway?

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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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