Three tips for expat teachers seeking medical care in Thailand

Moving to Thailand to teach? As you’ll need to access medical care at some point, it’s best to be prepared beforehand.

Even if your school provides you with private health insurance as an employee benefit, it’s still worth doing your own research and arming yourself with knowledge.


What is top-up insurance?

A way to enhance the health insurance offered by your school

Although your school will probably offer you a health insurance plan as part of the remuneration package, it might not be sufficient to meet your needs. But fret not - there is an easy and cost-effective way to enhance these benefits.


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