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?
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.
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Expat Health Insurance
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