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Starting a new life in France is an exciting prospect but many aspects require careful consideration for families and foreigners wanting to make the move and enjoy the good life in this wonderful country. In this short guide,…
Ameli is an online platform for the Assurance Maladie , which is the health insurance system in France. The name Ameli is an acronym for 'assurance maladie en ligne' meaning 'health insurance online'. A new service has been…
France boasts a healthcare system that is highly acclaimed throughout Europe. Patients can avail themselves of the country's exceptional medical services, which are partially funded by the government. However, individuals…
Starting a new life in France is a dream that many people have, but when you start to make that dream a reality, there are lots of eventualities that need to be considered, especially now that the UK has left the EU. This…
The PUMA system (Protection Universelle Maladie) was introduced in 2016, it was created to simplify access to french health care and avoid living in France with no health cover. This measure is also useful for the self-employed…
We’ve previously written on our blog about how families and seniors can get started with the CPAM registration process. So with the global pandemic and winter around the corner, we wanted to revisit this very essential…
In recent weeks our blog has focused on the healthcare system in France, in this article we explore the best ways to choosing your Top-Up Health Insurance cover. While this isn’t one of the more glamorous parts of…
The healthcare system in France is recognised as one of the best in the world and although not complicated for French people, it can be a bit confusing at first for people who move to France from the UK. In this article…