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Depending on the length of your stay in foreign countries, a private expatriate health insurance policy may guarantee a more adequate health option. If you do not have health insurance, travel health insurance policies act as your main overseas insurance. Employer-sponsored health plans have limited medical coverage for international travel and very rarely cover medical evacuation. Many countries also require you to provide proof of health insurance prior to obtaining a visa or work permit (you can find more information in the “Health Insurance for Expats/International Immigrants” section below). In most countries, in order to obtain a temporary or permanent residence visa, you will need to prove that you have some kind of international health insurance (no, they will not only accept travel insurance). Some countries have very specific rules about who can use public health services; you may need temporary or permanent residency before using the local system, in…

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