In this episode of Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto and guest Susana MacDonald discuss health insurance in Mexico for retirees and expats. Susana, who sells health insurance and works in the real estate industry, provides valuable insights.
She highlights key points such as the availability of health insurance for foreigners in Mexico, the age limitations for purchasing Mexican national insurance, the importance of disclosing pre existing medical conditions when applying for insurance, and the affordability of medical treatment in Mexico.
Susana emphasizes the need for transparency when discussing lifestyle habits such as smoking and drinking with insurance providers to avoid coverage problems in the future. They also discuss prescription medication coverage and the importance of purchasing from reputable pharmacies.
This episode provides crucial information for those considering relocating to Mexico and seeking proper health insurance coverage in their retirement years.
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[00:06:39] Disclose all ailments for insurance coverage clarity.
[00:08:10] Disclose all information to the insurance adviser.
[00:13:56] Medical insurance covers major expenses internationally.
[00:16:08] Consider buying travel insurance for extra coverage.
[00:20:36] FDA regulations crucial when purchasing medications. Be cautious.
[00:22:32] Choose bigger companies, ask upfront and be transparent.
About the Guest:
Susana MacDonald is a real estate professional helping individuals find their dream properties in the stunning locales of Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, and Tulum for over a decade.