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

"Healthcare in France is generally considered to be of high quality and is provided by the government. While the cost of healthcare is not free, it is heavily subsidized by the government and is generally considered to be affordable for most people. Health insurance in France is also subsidized by the government and is generally considered to be affordable for most people," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to France.

"Very affordable, even before I was on the healthcare system I paid less than 100 euros for full x-rays and a cast for a broken wrist. With healthcare, it's simply covered thanks to higher taxes," commented one expat who made the move to Epinal, France.

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