But not to annual extensions of stay awarded by the Immigration police bureau. Confusing indeed, but the former report to the Foreign Ministry and the latter to the Interior authorities.
In any case, the suggested minimum insurance cover of Bt400,000 would hardly cover serious surgery or long-stay hospital treatment, even assuming that exclusion clauses and pre-existing conditions did not kick in. Moreover, all the publicised cases involving inability to pay medical bills or requiring crowd-sourcing to get home have been tourists and not retirees.
As Fagin announced in the musical Oliver, “I think we’d better think it out again!”
- The insurance battle for life-saving treatment
- 10 years after federal law to protect insurance coverage of mental illness, advocates question if it's working
- Is the doctor shortage problem overblown?
- Is Too Much Folic Acid Giving You Cancer?
- How will expanding catastrophic health plans affect providers?
- Riding The California Privacy Wave
- 5 Sneaky Ways Companies Are Changing Employees’ Security Behavior
- Had a Few Too Many? Your Car's Gonna Know
- Telehealth: Clear use, questionable ROI
- Redesigning Maternal Care: Ob-Gyns Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner And More Often