Expat Health Insurance

What is expat health insurance? How can I sign up?

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Written by Rob Schumacher, Jamie Tobin, and Tymek Kopczewski

Which types of visas does Feather expat insurance meet the requirements for?

A comprehensive overview
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Written by Rob Schumacher
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When will I be billed for expat health insurance?

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How do I pay for expat health insurance?

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Is emergency hospitalization covered by expat health insurance?

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Are dental treatments covered by expat health insurance?

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Will I be covered by expat health insurance if I have a chronic illness?

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Should I choose the Basic or Premium policy?

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What is the maximum amount of time that I can be covered by expat health insurance?

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Will I be issued an insurance card when I sign up for expat health insurance?

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When will I get my documents after signing up for expat health insurance?

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Do I have to pay medical costs myself before getting reimbursed?

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Can I use travel insurance as my main form of health insurance?

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Is expat health insurance a good option for foreigners?

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Am I eligible for expat health insurance?

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Am I eligible for expat health insurance if I am self-employed or a freelancer?

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What is this "Prämie" (Premium) number on my Expat Health policy?

What is this high value figure I see on my Expat Health Policy?
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Written by Jamie Tobin
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Why should I sign up for expat insurance rather than public health insurance?

In some cases, it makes more sense to skip public health insurance and sign up for expat insurance instead. Here's why.
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I filed a claim. Why was I not reimbursed for the full amount?

Why doesn't the amount I got back match my claim?
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I'm planning to get pregnant. Does expat health insurance cover care?

Find out about the scope of expat health insurance coverage.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
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How do I file a claim?

File a claim easily in your Feather account—no phone calls or emails necessary!
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I'm pregnant. Will expat health insurance cover my care?

Find out what pregnancy care is covered by expat health insurance.
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Why do I have a €25 copay for my claim?

What's a copay? And when do you need to pay it?
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What is a "waiting period"?

Does your policy have a waiting period? Here's what that means.
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Does my expat health insurance plan cover testing or treatment for coronavirus complications?

Here's what you can expect for COVID-19 coverage
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What is expat health insurance?

When we talk about "expat health insurance", here's what we mean.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
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How do I cancel my expat health insurance?

You'll need another health insurance policy to keep residing in Germany legally. Learn more.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago