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Your guide to the German healthcare system

Your guide to the German healthcare system

14 January 2015   3 comments
A guide to accessing German healthcare: health insurance, visiting the GP, seeing a specialist, going to hospital and emergency services in Germany.
Having a baby in Germany

Having a baby in Germany 30 October 2012

If you're having a baby in Germany, here's a guide to German prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, and maternity leave in Germany.
German dictionary: Medical terms in German

German dictionary: Medical terms in German 8 July 2014

Feeling a little under the weather? Here's our guide to the most useful German medical terms to help you when you visit the doctor in Germany.
Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage 12 January 2015

Some important questions are answered to help expats choose which healthcare offers adequate coverage for a transient expat lifestyle.
Differences between US and European healthcare that every expat should know

Differences between US and European healthcare that every ex... 24 December 2014

If you are moving to the US or Europe, make sure you know what to expect when it comes to healthcare. [Contributed by Clements Worldwide]

Top 5 tips for choosing an international health plan for exp...

24 December 2014
By planning carefully when choosing a healthcare package, expats can relax while travelling abroad. [Contributed by Clements Worldwide]

CHINA: Foreign Nationals Face Stricter Residence Registratio...

16 October 2014
China has introduced random residence checks and higher fines to enforce the residence registration requirement for foreign nationals. Foreign...

GHANA: Additional Recruitment and Training Requirements to b... 4 September 2014

Employers in the oil and gas sector seeking to apply for work permits must now advertise in at least two local publications, notify the Petroleum...

RUSSIA: Salary threshold to drop for specialist IT workers 22 July 2014

IMPACT MEDIUM What is the change?Russia will be dropping the minimum salary threshold for IT companies hiring workers in the quota-exempt Highly...
Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope 9 July 2014

Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

SWITZERLAND: Quotas on long-term work permits to expire for... 13 May 2014

IMPACT MEDIUM What is the change?Quotas on long-term work permits for most of the European Union are expiring. What does the change mean?Nationals of...

BRAZIL: New immigration law modifies visa process for certai... 13 May 2014

IMPACT HIGH What are the changes? A new law published last week with immediate effect introduces an electronic visa processing system for certain...

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Resident Permit Applications Must be Sub... 13 May 2014

Employers should plan to file foreign employees residence permit applications quickly afterentry into the country to avoid delays, in light of a new...

IRELAND: New smart cards will delay registration of foreign... 12 May 2014

IMPACT MEDIUM What is the change?Under new employment permit processes, Ireland is introducing a new smart card for foreign nationals registering as...

UNITED STATES: DHS Proposes Employment Authorization for Cer... 12 May 2014

The proposals would permit work authorization for the H-4 spouses of H-1B foreign nationals with long-pending employment-based green card cases and...

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