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Re: Family of 3 Relocating

January 25, 2018 05:33PM

Registered: 4 months ago
Posts: 8

Great to know. I was starting to wonder. Thank you.

Re: Family of 3 Relocating

January 26, 2018 05:51PM

Registered: 4 months ago
Posts: 13

I have a question regarding what everyone does for health care since there is no individual health insurance?


There are many competent and skilled doctors in the VI, and dozens of pharmacies. You don't HAVE to go off island for good care.

I did not think I would have to go off Island for good care only that even routine care is expensive and if you have no health insurance how does one afford even routine care of any kind? Thanks for the responses

Re: Family of 3 Relocating

January 28, 2018 09:44AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,396

If you have no insurance and don't get it from your employer, you will not get any unless you are poor and qualify for map.
Lots of people stay here for health care. I'm not sure if there are Dr's for all the specialized fields. The va hospital is in Puerto Rico, we went to Puerto Rico when I had bcbs. The care was excellent and with my Insurance at the time, practically free. We had to pay for hotel food and transportation but got reimbursed for almost all the transportation
Lots of people go back to the states for health care

It just depends on what you want and can afford to do

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