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Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Guatemala City, Guatemala

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 17, 2022

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

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How are healthcare services Guatemala City?

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

"Make sure to look for the best doctors, get a private Guatemalan insurance to take you the best hospitals.. forget about public hospital unless it is for emergency," mentioned another expat living in Guatemala City.

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What are emergency services like in Guatemala City?

When we asked about emergency services, members in Guatemala City wrote:

"My closest hospital is 20 minutes drive but it is a public one and wouldn't go there unless to get stabilize before heading to Guatemala City a 2 1/2 drive.. to a private hospital .. Excellent care," added another expat.

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William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

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Are common prescription medications available in Guatemala City?

"Most of every thing available. Lots of things you need prescription in the first world you can get them here over the counter. But medicines are expensive here," remarked another expat living in Guatemala City.

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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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