Health Insurance for Foreigners Living in the Czech Republic
Every year lots of students visit the Czech Republic, as the Czech Republic is attractive all by itself. Every Czech city has its own unique characteristics and these cities are waiting to be explored! You have packed up your things and now you are ready to come, explore, live and study in the Czech Republic.
Oops! You have forgotten something that you must do, which is medical care and health insurance.
Why do I need a Health Insurance?
Non-EU nations, as foreigners in the Czech Republic, long-term residents and students need to make health insurance. For most of the time, many people underestimate the health insurance, this medical care is practical and obligatory. Otherwise if you do not have health insurance, your treatment will cost much more. So health insurance will save your money and provide you efficient health care in the Czech Republic. Livingin.cz is ready to help you out, you can buy insurance online by clicking here in cheapest and fastest way.
There are two types of health insurance which will fulfill your requirements. One is basic medical insurance for necessary and urgent care, this travel medical insurance is made by someone who stays in the Czech Republic less than 90 days. Another one is comprehensive medical insurance. This insurance can be made by students, Erasmus students, and interns. Also the ones who plan to stay long-term in the Czech Republic.
What should I do before going to Prague?
After arranging your insurance we would like to provide you some useful tips about your insurance. Firstly, you should download the insurance documents to your computer right after you purchase your insurance because you will not receive an email with document and you will not be able to find documents again. Read and check them beforehand. Secondly, keep your health insurance card always with you during your staying, in case of emergency or sometimes if necessary you need to show it to foreigner police.
What should I do in an accident moment?
Now you are ready to go the Czech Republic. Now you arrive in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, you are enjoying the famous cultural attractions, drinking Czech beer and tasting Czech cuisine, feeling the historical atmosphere of the city, meeting new people, studying your lessons and going to theatre, opera, concerts and exhibitions. Oh no! Your clumsy friend, has an accident and hurts himself. As you and your friend have insurance, you can easily see doctor. But before seeing doctor, you should know some practical information about what to do.
You know that you need to keep your insurance card with you, so don’t forget that! Know the limits of your insurance or else if it does not cover your treatment, you may need to pay for it later (for example: it covers dentist expenses.). If something happens to you, call the number on your health insurance contract, ask them which doctors and hospitals they have agreement with. Otherwise if they do not have agreement with hospitals/doctors, your medical insurance will not cover it. Lastly in any situation spell your name, insurance contract number and contact number correctly. Not to live hard times because of medical care, click here to buy one from our website.
As Livingin.cz we offer you three insurance companies. Uniqa, PVZP and Maxima are the biggest insurance companies of the Czech Republic. By clicking here, you can choose the one which suits you most. If you are a student, you will also get a discount!
Do you have any other question about insurance for foreigners? Please check our FAQ about Uniqa insurance here.
If you have any questions or if you are simply not sure to choose which insurance company and type,
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