Most expats in Mozambique will rely on private medical insurance that includes coverage for emergency evacuation. This ensures that in an emergency, you can access the best possible health care.
There is an enormous range of insurance companies that provide coverage to people in Mozambique, and an equally enormous range in associated costs. When researching prospective insurance companies, be sure to research the specific details coverage, payment processes and whether or not the offer long-term expatriate rates. It is also wise to ensure that your plan includes emergency evacuation, as most serious care is provided in South Africa.
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With so much to deal with before leaving your home country, (taxes, moving house, paperwork etc.) the careful planning of your expatriation to Maputo is an essential step. As far as healthcare is concerned, your local social security scheme won’t be accompanying you to your host country and, once abroad, you might be surprised by the care system you find in Mozambique. So, before leaving, make sure you have appropriate cover!
EasyExpat.com works in partnership with APRIL International to provide specific insurance solutions for travelling or staying outside your country of nationality.
Designed for either short or long stays, APRIL International’s insurance policies offer protection against any problems that might arise before departure or during your time in Mozambique: cancelling your trip, medical expenses following an illness or accident, needing to be repatriated, causing damage to a third party or losing your luggage.