More countries require health insurance for foreign residents and visitors

If you’re considering moving to another country to work or retire — even if you’re just planning a vacation abroad — be sure you understand the health insurance requirements before you go. Foreign residents will soon pay more for medical care. In a growing international trend, countries across the world are requiring that foreign residents, and even vacationers, show proof that they have health and accident insurance when they enter the country. According to immigration and insurance experts, the requirement makes perfect sense. “Countries are protecting themselves from expenses that should be borne by foreigners, not by the national economies,”…

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