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Old Oct 2nd 2017, 9:51 pm   #16
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You said you were relocating to the US -- in that case, you will no longer be a UK resident.
But if he returns "with the intention of staying" he would be covered immediately by the NHS, and there is nothing that says that having an injury or expensive medical condition precludes a British citizen from returning to the UK, no matter how recently they left.
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Old Oct 2nd 2017, 10:18 pm   #17
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But if he returns "with the intention of staying" he would be covered immediately by the NHS, and there is nothing that says that having an injury or expensive medical condition precludes a British citizen from returning to the UK, no matter how recently they left.
I see. So he’s relocating— unless he becomes ill. In which case he will rapidly relocate again. Got it.
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Old Oct 3rd 2017, 10:50 am   #18
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When I was in a similar situation a long time ago I used Medibroker International health insurance made simple | Medibroker to buy a temporary plan that would cover me no matter which state I was in (when we first arrived we spent 6 months driving around the US with no home).

You could also look at ehealth.com?
I will have a look into this...thank you.


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I see. So he’s relocating— unless he becomes ill. In which case he will rapidly relocate again. Got it.
Yes hopefully it wont come to that but at least I have the option unlike most american citizens.
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