Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 21, 2014

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

How are healthcare services Santo Domingo?

When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in Santo Domingo, 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 Santo Domingo?

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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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