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Old Aug 13th 2019, 11:05 am
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hi to everyone I’m just about to move to Tenerife, health care seems to be an issue as I’m not old enough to claim state pension for another 12 years but would be working either. I have an early occupational pension which I’m claiming now. Is health care a pre condition of residency can I choose to pay into the public health care, and to cost of these options. I’ve looked online but there not a great amount of clear information for my set of circumstances. Can anyone give me some advice.

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Old Aug 13th 2019, 12:36 pm
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hi to everyone I’m just about to move to Tenerife, health care seems to be an issue as I’m not old enough to claim state pension for another 12 years but would be working either. I have an early occupational pension which I’m claiming now. Is health care a pre condition of residency can I choose to pay into the public health care, and to cost of these options. I’ve looked online but there not a great amount of clear information for my set of circumstances. Can anyone give me some advice.

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Yes, you will need private health care to become resident.
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 1:39 pm
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Are you are retiring and receiving pension early due to health issue?
Private insurance can be prohibitively expensive with pre-existing conditions. I would suggest you go online to get a quote.
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 1:49 pm
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Are you are retiring and receiving pension early due to health issue?
Private insurance can be prohibitively expensive with pre-existing conditions. I would suggest you go online to get a quote.
hi no I have no health issues in fact I’m super fit. As I was working in the health and fitness education industry. I have a quote for standard insurers for 62 Euro per month is this reasonable or is there cheaper out there

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Old Aug 13th 2019, 2:32 pm
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hi no I have no health issues in fact I’m super fit. As I was working in the health and fitness education industry. I have a quote for standard insurers for 62 Euro per month is this reasonable or is there cheaper out there

thank again
please look at the small print 🤧sounds good? A friend had a good quote but had 💔 heart problems but was not covered!!! 62 euros 💶 is good
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 2:52 pm
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I use Medifiat and have been with them for many years. I pay annually as they offer a slight reduction that way. There are several companies you could choose from but each has its own set of rules. When I initially did my research Medifiat was the best option, better and cheaper than Sanitas. They provide instant care with a health card which can be used for most medical appointments and if you need a particular test or scan you need authorization which is easy to get.
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 3:02 pm
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Thank you all so much for the information.

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