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Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Brussels, Belgium

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 21, 2023

Summary: The quality of medical care in Brussels, Belgium is generally considered to be on par with the United States. There are a number of hospitals and clinics in Brussels, including the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Saint-Luc, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, the Cliniques

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How are healthcare services Brussels?

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

"Healthcare services in Brussels, are known for their high quality and accessibility. The city boasts a well-developed healthcare infrastructure, with numerous public and private hospitals, clinics, and medical centers. Patients can access a wide range of services, including general practitioners, specialists, dentists, and mental health professionals. The Belgian healthcare system is based on a compulsory social health insurance model, which covers the majority of medical expenses for residents. This ensures that healthcare services in Brussels are affordable and accessible to all. Patients have the freedom to choose their healthcare providers, and there is a strong emphasis on preventive care and early intervention. In addition to the public healthcare system, there are also many private healthcare providers in Brussels, offering specialized services and treatments. These facilities often cater to expatriates and international patients, providing care in multiple languages and with a focus on patient comfort and convenience. Emergency medical services in Brussels are efficient and well-coordinated, with ambulances, paramedics, and emergency departments available 24/7 to respond to urgent medical needs. Pharmacies are also widely available throughout the city, providing prescription and over-the-counter medications. Overall, healthcare services in Brussels are comprehensive, accessible, and of high quality, ensuring that residents and visitors alike can access the care they need when they need it," remarked one expat living in Brussels.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

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