The challenges of emergency evacuation and medical repatriation

For expats who are working or living in remote locations where medical facilities are either lacking or not up to standard, it may be important to include emergency evacuation and medical repatriation cover in their health insurance. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we’ll discuss what emergency evacuation and medical repatriation is, the challenges, …

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Private hospital room charges in Hong Kong

There are many reasons why Hong Kong is a popular destination for expats, such as the food, expat community, business opportunities, and healthcare. With one of the most developed medical systems in Asia, Hong Kong offers both public and private medical treatment to anyone with a valid visa and ID card. While Hong Kong’s public …

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What is an emergency medical evacuation cover?

Imagine being caught in a medical emergency while in another country – be it a snake bite, broken leg high up in the mountains or infectious disease in the tropics. In such situations, medical transportation to the nearest medical facility that can handle your case can cost you thousands of dollars. However, with the emergency …

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