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    Health and country information for expats in France

    France is the largest country in Western Europe and is a very popular destination for expats from all over the world.

    France is a world leader in medical science and standards are among the highest in the world. Hospitals are generally clean, efficient and well equipped. Medical specialists are plentiful, and waiting lists for are treatment short.

    However, if you're an expat in France, access to these facilities may not be available to you dependent on your tax and residency situation. Even if you do have access, you will still be faced with any waiting periods and dealing with the doctors and staff in french.

    AXA PPP International takes the care of its members very seriously and our international expatriate health insurance offers expats in France the choice to receive your treatment there or in your country of nationality.

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