Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Istanbul, Turkey

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

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

How are healthcare services Istanbul?

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

"It's is essential that you have health care insurance. Axa as far as I know is the only company that will insure you over the age of 70. This is only possible if you had had a policy with them from I believe 65 years old," commented one expat who moved to Istanbul.

What are emergency services like in Istanbul?

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