For coronavirus (COVID-19) travel information, see our FAQ.

Medical

eteran medical benefits in panama
July 21, 2017
Veterans Medical Benefits In Panama
A Veteran is anyone who has served in the United States military or the National Guard. A retired Veteran is one who served for an entire career, usually for...
Panama health care and health insurance
October 29, 2016
Healthcare Costs Are One of the Reason People Move to Panama
A report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said that in 2017 insurers will raise the premiums for plans sold through HealthCare.gov by an average of...
Eye Exam in Panama
September 30, 2016
Doctor Appointment Panama Style
To see a general doctor in Panama you can just walk in to the office, no appointment is necessary.  You may have to wait 5 minutes to see the...
panama healthcare
July 12, 2015
Health Care Costs and Medical Emergencies in Panama
One of the biggest concerns about moving overseas are health care costs, the quality of service and the availability of affordable health insurance.  You’ll be delighted to know that...
Dental Care in Panama
September 4, 2014
Dental Care in Panama
During our last tour one of the attendees, Lucy,  got a really bad tooth ache on Sunday.  Luckily we had a doctor on the tour and he recommended a...
November 8, 2013
How Big is the Penalty if You Do Not Get Obamacare?
this article is from FORBES Stories about the Affordable Care Act often tell readers that they’ll have to pay a $95 penalty if they don’t get adequate health insurance...
medical tourism in panama
December 1, 2012
Go To Health
This is a recap of a friend’s experience with medical care (and costs) in Panama compared to what it would cost him in New Jersey. No healthcare insurance, so...
September 22, 2012
$10 Doctor Visit
A few weeks ago I woke up with a sore throat.  The next day we drove from our 4600 foot elevation to about 2500 feet and I got severe...