International healthcare, medical insurance in Riga


The best medical insurance is typically available through the employer and thus the available services depend on the deal each particular employer has made with the insurance company of their choice.

The standard services include coverage of patient contributions for family doctor and specialist visits, as well as hospital stays and ambulatory care. Also costs for vaccinations and rehabilitation services are included in the basic packages. Additional services usually include reimbursement for medicines, dental care, optician services, and fitness clubs.

Some of the biggest companies that offer medical insurance through the employer are:

Private Medical Insurance in Latvia

Some companies offer similar medical insurance services for individuals; however the range of compensated treatments may not be as wide as those available through companies. The monthly costs for private medical insurance vary based on the age and health of the insured person, as well as on the services that are covered.

You can inquire at the two biggest providers:

Update 26/08/2015


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In Latvia, some of the companies skip providing health insurance. It's expensive and private sector struggling with other tax issues what State Revenue Service demands from businessmen. Of course, depends on the industry, but double check when applying to the new job. I think everybody needs to have health insurance you can check prices here . Nowadays medicine getting more and more expensive :)

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