Health insurance in Spain for US citizens: how does it work?
The quality of the Spanish public healthcare system has since long been recognized as being of outstanding quality in terms of essential indicators like facilities, equipment and personnel. The financing of this system happens through the social security contributions of working Spanish residents, meaning that most of the people living in Spain have access to it. Still, many people take out a private health insurance in Spain as well, for wider or more specific coverage. Exploring this option can be daunting for US citizens, especially when you don’t speak the language, so in this article we’ll take a more detailed look at what’s important to know for US citizens looking for a private health insurance in Spain.