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Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Galway?

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When we asked expats in Galway if healthcare and health insurance are expensive in Galway, they wrote...

"Medical insurance is extremely complicated and needs to be renegotiated every year. Tax relief is available. Many things are not covered. People with chronic on going conditions would have difficulties. Whether your insurance is accepted depends on the individual policy and there is usually an excess to pay. Medical care in Ireland is probably the most expensive in Europe. Specialists charge 150-250 euros for 10 minute appointments. Hospital beds start at 1000 per day in crowded dirty wards," remarked another expat who made the move to Galway, Ireland.

"Healthcare and health insurance in Galway can be considered expensive for some individuals, especially for those without a medical card or private insurance. Public healthcare is available, but it may come with long waiting times and limited choices in terms of specialists. Private healthcare offers more options and faster access to services, but it comes at a higher cost. Health insurance can help cover these expenses, but the premiums can be pricey depending on the coverage and the individual's age and health status. Overall, the cost of healthcare and health insurance in Galway can be a significant financial burden for some residents," explained one expat living in Galway, Ireland.

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