283: Panama Healthcare: A Personal Case Study & Report

Panama Healthcare: A Personal Case Study Report

It has not been a great couple of weeks here for myself and my family, but I want to share this story with you because I think there is an excellent opportunity to impart some lessons, not only about the excellent healthcare system here in Panama but also about living overseas overall. 

You’ll hear it in my voice that I’m still not entirely back to 100%, but I wanted to get this one out while everything was fresh on my mind. I hope you find value in my experience and can use it to better prepare for your own expat future. 



If one thing should be clear from my story today, it is that it is absolutely essential to plan for the worst-case scenario when you are living abroad or travelling. Reach out to our friends at Insured Nomads so that you can travel with peace of mind when it comes to your health coverage. 



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I hope you got a lot of value out of my experience with health care in Panama this past week. Even as I write this, I am still not back to 100%, but I really wanted to share this with you to drive home how important it is to have access to affordable health care, no matter where you are in the world. 

Aside from that, my experience really demonstrates the value of a support network. I am so grateful to have been surrounded by family, hired help, and friends in the community who I could count on while I was out of commission. 

We can never prepare for every possible scenario, but we can take actionable steps to put ourselves and our families in the best possible position to cope with the unexpected when it inevitably strikes.

About The Host, Mikkel Thorup

Mikkel Thorup; the host of The Expat Money Show, has 20+ years in continual travel around the world, visiting more than 100 countries including Colombia, North Korea, Zimbabwe and Iran.

His goal now is to help Expats just like you to generate additional streams of income, eliminate your tax bill, and take advantage of offshore structures so you can travel the world freely and never have to worry about money again.

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