Health insurance overseas

We understand how important health insurance is for you.  To be covered by an insurance service when you are overseas. It’s very important to be ready in case any unexpected accidents happen.

We completely rely on and trust no other than SURA for insurance services in Colombia. this I can vouch for.

All the information that is provided by them (SURA) we have here to answer all your questions, if you want personalized information let us know here, and will have Luciano and his team answering anything regarding insurance in Colombia for foreigners.


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Insurance in Colombia

This is actually a subject we will be talking about in lots of detail. Heads very economical, is very good, and like anything else you will find the good and the bad service. So, I really recommend you get a good broker, a good broker, who will be able to tell you what you need to know, and be there when you really need them (let’s hope you don’t) and read good comments about it, and also some bad comments which I think is very normal, but one thing I can assure you is: The insurance in Colombia is economical and the services are good.

Best insurance service for ex-pats in Colombia

Straight up, I don’t make money for saying this. but the best health insurance service in Colombia is from SURA, plain and simple. Do your research. Ask google, if you don’t believe me..simple..ask google. checked google, and now you know that SURA is the best insurance and health provider in Colombia, let me tell you this.  I have personally used them, my parents used them, and my ex-wife, they are the best insurance company in Colombia.  They are part of GEA which is a huge industrial conglomerate in Colombia, they are the best managed publicly owned company in the country. Their portfolio is ample, that from the economic side, from the service side SURA is a health provider, the best in the country, their services are top to non, they also employ the best professionals in all fields in medicine, their specialist is some of the best in the country. Here we talk about insurance in Colombia

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How to get insurance in Colombia

SURA offers 5 different plans with lots of goodies.

  1. Salud Global
  2. Salud Clasico
  3. Salud Personalizado
  4. Salud Mayores

best place to retire in the world on a budgetThe truth is that I don’t even know where to begin.  But we can tell you this much. There are over 18 companies that Luciano Brokers for, we had this conversation over coffee many times, (he is also my insurance guy for over 17 years) there are a few of these companies that offer international insurance that covers Colombia, and that is true, but the best way to do it is to do it here, with SURA

Health Insurance from SURA lets you can relax because you know that you have unlimited access to services that not only complement your plan but also allow you to enjoy exclusive care such as consulting directly with a specialist doctor or performing imaging or radiology exams, without having to wait for authorization from the general practitioner.


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most affordable places to retireAnd how does that benefit you? Simple: you have high-quality coverage in laboratory diagnostic aids, imaging or radiology, prostheses, and transplants, you also have outpatient treatments in case you require dialysis or are diagnosed with a high-cost disease.

  1. Salud global

In addition to having unlimited access to all services in Colombia, with the Global Health Plan, you could be treated abroad as a result of an emergency due to an accident or illness, through the company that provides the travel assistance service; You can also schedule surgery or treatment for a disease established in the conditions of your insurance. This is a service mostly for Colombian nationals that do quite a bit of traveling.

2.  Salud Clasico

Why have a health policy? The reasons are many especially if you are a retiree in Colombia: the main one is to be able to count on the protection of insurance that offers you coverage both at the hospital and outpatient level.

3. Salud Personalizado (personalized plan)

If you live in any city in Colombia, through this insurance you have the possibility of establishing a trustworthy relationship with your personal doctor or care group, who will be in charge of diagnosing your diseases and referring you to the specialists they deem pertinent. to make you a permanent accompaniment and understand your needs from your medical history.

4. Familiar Mayor (older)

Health is essential for you to live each day with fulfillment. If a condition is affecting you, our promise is to provide you with the best coverage so that you can recover. When you turn 60, and if you have EPS SURA, the Senior Family Health Plan will allow us to continue accompanying you in a comprehensive manner for a premium that is more suited to your income and assets.

gringo pricing

Gringo Pricing

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There are several insurance companies in Colombia, and there are a lot of health insurance brokers but is very important that you do your homework. I personally think that the big difference is their companion at a time when a claim has to be made.
Brokers will all give you different options. Do your research, in the end, you are going to find out the best company is SURA. The key, the secret to getting the right insurance, is to get the right broker, who will give you the best advice and coverage.  I think the more important part is to be there for you whenever you are in need, answering the phone when you need them to answer the phone. Respond to your questions with clarity.
Do you want the best service?  I think you do.  Contact us for the best service.

Health services in Colombia

This is an area where Colombia shines, Medellin super shines.  If you retire in here you will be able to experience first-hand top services. Services from a simple dental job to the most complex surgery, 9 of the best 40 hospitals in Latam are located in Medellín, which alone should give you peace of mind.

Both private and public services are top-notch, you will be able to get that nose job you always wanted, you can actually afford that dental job you wanted and your insurance in the states or Canada did not cover, here besides that the health services are good, if you get the right insurance coverage, all those services that are extras in your country and are only cover by the…we can tell you that one of best places to retire overseas for affordable and efficient health care is in fact Medellin. one of the top-ranked sites in the world tells us that Medellin is in almost the top 20 for both affordability and cost.

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