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Find out about private health insurance for foreigners in Azerbaijan...
Private health insurance is voluntary in Azerbaijan, but it is nevertheless essential. Most foreigners take out health insurance so that they can go to private clinics and hospitals for medical treatment. Private health insurance may be covered by the employer in Azerbaijan.
A passport or ID card is needed in support of an application. A health insurance package is usually valid for one year and covers both outpatient and inpatient services. The following treatments are usually covered depending on the package:
- Dental care
- Hospital and ambulatory care
- Maternity care
- Medical emergency
- Occupational therapy
A patient has a choice of doctors. An insurance company provides a list of private clinics and doctors as most private health insurance companies generally have contracts with private hospitals and clinics.
A doctor's prescription is needed to ensure that medicine will be covered by insurance. It is possible though to buy some medicines over-the-counter at pharmacies.
- For a list of private clinics and medical establishments in Baku, visit sehiyye