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  • Expats - Get benefited with affordable healthcare services in Mexico

    Mexican Medicare is the most inexpensive & excellent & the one you can rely on in case of any emergencies.

    If you are planning to visit a new country for a short period, or permanently settling down, the first and biggest concern that arises is healthcare. But, in case you are moving to Mexico, you need not worry about it. Visit any city in Mexico & you will find at least one first-rate hospital. 

    And another plus point is that it is highly affordable, generally half or less than half of the USA. The same is the case with the prescription drugs that are manufactured in the USA. They are on average 30% to 60% less costly than the drugs that are manufactured in the USA.

  • Getting your monthly medicines is so easy now!

    Finding authentic prescription medicines can be a challenging task when traveling abroad. So, if you are moving to Mexico as an expat, make sure that your medications are easily available in the country. 

    Buying Medicines in Mexico - Things to Know

    • Contrary to the popular belief, pharmacies or farmacias in Mexico require prescription for almost all medications (including narcotics and antibiotics). 
    • Commonly, you will find two types of pharmacies in the country- Farmacias del Ahorro and Farmacias Similares. Del Ahorro is a nationwide chain of pharmacies whereas Similares is a chain of discount pharmacies. You can easily obtain generic substitutes for your brand medicines from both. 
    • Pharmacies are easy to find in Mexico and are generally well-stocked. If you are in a big city, you can even find a 24/7 pharmacy near you. 
    • Compared to the rates in the USA, medicines in Mexico are quite cheap. 
  • Is the Mexico Healthcare System friendly for expats?

    If you are planning to move to Mexico, then you must find out how healthcare in Mexico is like for expats. Compared to the US, healthcare system in Mexico is quite friendly for expats. There are thousands of healthcare facilities across the country out of which at least one third belongs to the taxpayers. The biggest relief is that finding an English speaking doctor in Mexico won’t be a problem.