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Free health care for tourists in Panama


Free health care for tourists in Panama . The National Authority Panama Tourism provides free health insurance to all tourists ensuring health coverage for the first 30 days of stay.
The news was announced in Fitur 2012. In Locuraviajes what you tell us more about this free health insurance.

The bear fam Canal, the Metropolitan National Park, the Amador Causeway, or walk along Balboa Avenue. If Panama has much to discover they now have more peace of mind to have free health care during the first 30 days of stay.

Discover areas of Panama and the Highlands, Chiriqui, the Valle de San Antón, the Churches in Veraguas, Sirigu National Park, the volcano Baru or Bocas del Toro. The New York Times and National Geographic selected Panama as a tourist destination by 2012.

Panama offers many offers to practice adventure tourism. Climbing volcanoes, do afting river, hiking through the jungle tour or surf in the Pacific Ocean. If you like fishing Panama is the ideal place in several zones of the Pinas Bay, the Pearl Islands or the Gulf of Panama. Abound coveted fish like sailfish or marlin.

Traveling with a good health coverage is important, especially if you’re outside your country. It does not have anything happen but if something happens, it’s good to know that you can go to the public health of Panama anywhere in the country.

If you have a medical emergency such as a fall, food poisoning or other health emergency will not have to go about doing paperwork, only to present your passport and your library card with policy number in the hospital you attend.

This insurance is the main change occurs in Panama Fitur 2012. Includes hospitalization medical expenses up to $ 7000 for injuries caused by accident or illness and $ 40,000 for international medical transportation.

Another benefit offered by this insurance to tourists and Panamanians living abroad is that they include hotel expenses by more than 10 days convalescence, pharmaceutical and dental expenses.

How to get the card with policy number.

Upon arrival to Tocumen Airport you can get information on tourist information desks on the insurance card user. You’ll get your card with your policy number. In an emergency, access to health services only have to show your passport card next to any of the public hospitals and medical centers in the country.

The insurance company Assicurazioni Generali is the issuer of this insurance policy and your contract will remain in effect for two years.

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