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Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on May 04, 2023

Summary: In Tamarindo, Costa Rica, there are several medical clinics and hospitals, including Tamarindo Medical Center, Tamarindo Hospital, and Clinica Tamarindo. Emergency services are available in Tamarindo, and you can call 911 to request an ambulance. The quality of medical care in Tamarindo is generally considered to be good, although it may not be as advanced as the medical care available in the United States.

How are healthcare services Tamarindo?

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

"Tamarindo offers a variety of healthcare services to its residents and visitors. The town has several private clinics and hospitals that provide general medical care, as well as specialized services such as dentistry, optometry, and dermatology. Additionally, there are several pharmacies in the area that offer prescription medications and over-the-counter remedies. For more serious medical issues, Tamarindo is close to larger cities with more advanced medical facilities," commented one expat who moved to Tamarindo.

"National health care may not provide a sufficient safety net - it may require a long wait for medical procedures. Private health care is recommended, but coverage for "pre-existing conditions" is generally not available except through national health care," said one expat.

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About the Author

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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