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When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in France, they replied...

"It's a small town, so most doctors don't use English much. If you must communicate in English, it would help to research some of the necessary terminology beforehand (perhaps write your questions in French)," wrote a member who made the move to Epinal, France.

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"Record keeping is your responsibility and you can't do it all online. Doctors don't keep a health file for you. Top-up supplemental insurance is needed to completely cover costs," explained one expat living in Bordeaux, France.

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