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Healthcare & Health Insurance in the Dominican Republic

By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Digital Nomads in Dominican Rep share their experiences with health insurance, healthcare in Dominican Rep, local hospitals and specialists, quality of medical care and more.

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What are healthcare services like in the Dominican Republic?

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When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in the Dominican Republic, they replied:

"You must purchase private insurance here. Public medical care is available but it is not the same, it is seriously inferior," remarked another member in Santo Domingo.

William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

What are emergency services like in the Dominican Republic?

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When we asked about emergency services, members in the Dominican Republic wrote:

"Private hospitals differ one from the other. Most are good and some are excellent. You can get almost all kinds of care in private hospitals and good quality care in private clinics. There are many private facilities in Santo Domingo," said another foreigner in Santo Domingo.

Are common prescription medications available in the Dominican Republic?

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"Yes and most are available without a prescription with the exception of serious pain killers," remarked another member in Santo Domingo.

William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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