Mexico is a top destination for expats covered by International Medical Group® (IMG®) long-term expatriate health insurance plans.
For expats residing in Mexico who want access to worldwide medical care, there are several health insurance programs available. Expats should be aware of a few key health care considerations as they prepare to move abroad.
Individuals and families moving to Mexico should evaluate their health care options and get at least one quote from a private health insurance provider to best understand the coverage, cost and quality of available plans.
Expats living in Mexico with temporary or permanent resident visas can apply for the Mexican public health care insurance system — Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social (IMSS) — but they should note that IMSS does not cover dental care, preventive care, maternity care, or expats seeking care when traveling outside of Mexico.
Many employers enroll their expats in IMSS automatically, and offer supplemental private insurance recommendations as well. Read on for tips on finding the right insurance coverage for you.
Ready to purchase coverage? Get a quote for IMG’s Global Medical Insurance® plan.
These materials are for informational purposes only and do not contain legal advice. The laws and regulations regarding healthcare and the need or requirement to have health insurance in foreign countries are diverse and their application to your situation depends upon many facts. You should contact your attorney to obtain legal advice on any particular issue.
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