Health Insurance Thailand for when an expat needs Hospital treatment Thailand, or for when Expats are injured and need medical attention who will pay?
Health Insurance – A Risky Business
The right Health Insurance cover in today’s world, is no longer a luxury, but is a necessity. When we move to a new country like Thailand, we do not have the support system we had in our home countries This should be an interesting question. Were I to ask you to give me $1.00 every month and I will give you $10,000.00 when you crash your car, you would most probably agree. It’s about being in the pound seat and getting the money and of course, low risk to you. Should I suggest that you apply and pay for your own Health Insurance cover, you would very possibly decline. Why is that? Do you feel that you: Are very healthy and do not need Health Insurance Not a risky person Can’t afford the premium Think that it is a waste of money People often think at Health Insurance can be put at the back of the queue with the thought of “It’s not going to happen to me”! Unfortunately, even the healthiest of athlete’s get injured or worse, die. Death and illnesses do not discriminate who gets effected. Of recent global pandemic, COVID effected millions of people, directly or indirectly. Were the deaths attributed to the vaccine? I think that the jury is still out with that one. Yet still the people that got ill, were treated at a medical institution and their treatment was covered by a Health Insurance policy. I do not know how many people were not treated due to financial issues. Covid was just one Global incident. We have vehicle or motorcycle accidents, sports injuries or even fall down the stairs and suffer serious injuries, this is where the Medical