Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Riga?
When we asked expats in Riga if healthcare and health insurance are expensive in Riga, they wrote...
"Healthcare and health insurance in Riga, can be considered relatively affordable compared to other European countries. Public healthcare is funded through the Latvian National Health Service, which provides free or low-cost services to residents. However, the quality of public healthcare may not be up to the standards of some Western countries, leading some individuals to opt for private healthcare. Private healthcare and health insurance can be more expensive, but they offer better quality services and shorter waiting times. Overall, the cost of healthcare and health insurance in Riga depends on the individual's choice between public and private options, but it is generally considered affordable," said another expat in Riga, Latvia.
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