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As a foreigner living in Budapest, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?

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We asked expats in Budapest if they have access to public healthcare in Budapest. And, if they do have access, what is it like. They wrote...

"As a foreigner living in Budapest, you will have access to public healthcare if you are a legal resident and have a valid residence permit. You will need to be registered with the Hungarian social security system and have a social security card (TAJ card) to access public healthcare services. The public healthcare system in Budapest offers a wide range of services, including general practitioners, specialists, and hospitals. However, it is important to note that the quality of public healthcare in Budapest can vary, with some facilities being outdated and overcrowded. Additionally, there might be language barriers, as not all healthcare professionals speak English. Many foreigners living in Budapest choose to purchase private health insurance to access private healthcare facilities, which often provide a higher standard of care and better English-speaking staff," explained one expat living in Budapest, Hungary.

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