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

"If in serious health...seek English speaking private physician..."you get what you pay for"," said another expat in Italy.

"Healthcare services in Italy are provided by both public and private institutions. The public healthcare system is managed by the Ministry of Health and is funded by the government. It is generally of high quality and is available to all Italian citizens and foreign residents. Expats in Italy can use the public healthcare system by registering with the local health authority and obtaining a health card. This card allows them to access the same services as Italian citizens, including free or discounted medical care, hospitalization, and prescription drugs. Private healthcare is also available in Italy, and many expats opt to use private services for more specialized care," wrote a member who made the move to Italy.

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