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What do you do about health insurance? #399268
02/01/11 09:05 PM
02/01/11 09:05 PM
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Wandering the USA
BeBelize Offline OP
BeBelize  Offline OP
For those of you who are expats from the US, I'm curious to know what you've done about health insurance. Did you take out an international/expat policy? Any experiences, recommendations, NON-recommendations, pros/cons etc. are very welcome. We do not yet qualify for Medicare and are exploring our insurance options for when we move to San Pedro. We are very healthy, fit, and rarely ill.

Thanks so much!

Former Belize expat traveling the USA & Mexico
Re: What do you do about health insurance? [Re: BeBelize] #399273
02/01/11 09:39 PM
02/01/11 09:39 PM
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SimonB Offline

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Use the search function and do a search on "bupa" and you'll find lot's of info.

Re: What do you do about health insurance? [Re: BeBelize] #399285
02/02/11 09:08 AM
02/02/11 09:08 AM
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Posts: 6,225
San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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R F & G now has it's own version of something very like BUPA.

Re: What do you do about health insurance? [Re: BeBelize] #399926
02/09/11 07:34 PM
02/09/11 07:34 PM
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Ambergris Caye, Belize
gecko_girl Offline
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We have the RF&G insurance with US coverage and it works out about $2000US for both of us for the year. The premium price varies by age - we are mid 40s. They also have a policy that only covers care in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala which is cheaper. There is also an additional option to cover dental but they actually advised against it, as they only pay out after a year and the policy is considered an annual renewable - so they would never pay!

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