Expats Talk about Health Insurance and Healthcare in Coronado, Panama
Last updated on Feb 04, 2023
Summary: There are several hospitals and clinics in Coronado, Panama, including Hospital Coronado, Hospital Punta Pacifica, and Clinica Coronado. Emergency services are available in Coronado, and an ambulance can be called by dialing 911. The quality of medical care in Coronado is generally considered to be comparable to that of the United States, with some services being more advanced than those available in the US.
What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Coronado?
We asked expat moms who gave birth in Coronado about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said:
"Find a doctor or midwife who is knowledgeable about delivering babies in Coronado and whom you feel comfortable with to provide prenatal care, delivery and postpartum care. Make sure you have sufficient health insurance coverage for the cost of prenatal and delivery services. Research your options for deliveries in Coronado to ensure that you have peace of mind about the level of care you will receive. Make sure you have all the necessary paperwork in order before the due date of your baby, including any required visas and paperwork from the hospital or delivery center. Finally, build a solid support system around you of family and friends who can help you before and after the birth of your baby," remarked another in Coronado.
Are healthcare services good in Coronado?
We asked people if they have access to good medical care in Coronado. They wrote:
"Coronado offers a variety of health care services including primary care, urgent care, mental health services, urgent care, and laboratory services. Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants provide general health care services to adults and children, such as physicals and vaccinations. Urgent care services are available to address medical issues that require immediate attention, such as flu and colds, minor injuries, and lab tests. Mental health services are available to patients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and other mental health issues. In addition, Coronado also offers laboratory services, which include blood testing, X-ray, and imaging services," said one expat in Coronado.
About the Author
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.
- What do I need to know before moving to Coronado?
- What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Coronado?
- What is the average cost of housing in Coronado?
- How do I meet people in Coronado?
- What do I need to know before retiring in Coronado?
- What should I pack when moving to Coronado?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Coronado?
- Will I be able to find a job in Coronado?
- What is life like as an expat in your area?
- What do people like (and dislike) about Coronado?
- What type of social life can someone expect in Coronado?
- What is the social scene like in Coronado?
- What advice to expats in Coronado have about housing?
- What are medical services in Coronado like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Coronado?
- Is the cost of living in Coronado high?
- What are the visa & residency requirements in Coronado?
- Why do people move to Coronado?