Ever been to Prague?
Here is an article we wrote about health insurance in Prague.
The health system is very different there than here in the states.
Here is a small intro to the article:
How does health insurance work in Prague?
What if you are going to visit or work there, can you get health coverage?
We will answer these questions here.
Healthcare in the Czech Republic is paid for on the basis of contributions from your salary (if you work for a Czech employer), and they are paid to a public health insurance company. If you are self-employed you can choose which health insurance company you want to deal with. Many employers and individuals have an arrangement with Všeobecná zdravotní pojišt´ovna České republiky (General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic) or VZP (www.vzp.cz ), as it´s normally referred to. It´s the largest health insurance company in the country, and is used to dealing with foreigners. It has offices throughout the Czech Republic.
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