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Posted by manhatt05
on 5 Jul 2022

Do I need to make an appointment to see a doctor in Buenos Aires?

is it correct I need to purchase a health insurance policy?

thank you

Grace_Pelo on 5 Jul 2022 - 08:00

Hi there, 

Argentina provides free or highly subsidised healthcare of a high standard but you need to make an appointment for non-emergency situations. This generally means long waiting times as a large percentage of the population use these services so for that reason many expats opt for private health insurance. 

For more info, have a look at the Expat Arrivals pages on healthcare in Argentina and healthcare in Buenos Aires

Hope this helps! 

- Grace 

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