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Thailand Expat Health Insurance Guide

Health Insurance in Thailand

Useful information for expatriates in Thailand

Capital City:  Bangkok
Total area:  513,120 km2
Population:  68,863,514 

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Time Zone: List of time Zones by Country
Calling Code:  +66 XXX

Practical Information
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FAQ: Expat Health insurance Information

Looking for expat health insurance or travel insurance plan? What do we Accept? (example of Bumrungrad Hospital)

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Our partner hospitals in Thailand:

33 Sukhumvit 3 (Soi Nana Nua), Wattana, Bangkok, 10110 Thailand

Telephone: +662 667 1000
Facsimile: +662 667 2525
Emergency:+ 662 667 2999

Bangkok Hospital Center Medical
2 Soi Soonvijai 7, New Petchburi Road, Bangkapi, Huay Khwang, Bangkok 10310 Thailand
Telephone: +662 310 3000 - 1719 (local mobile calls only)
Facsimile: +662 318 1546 / +662 310 3327

Samitivej Hospital
133 Sukhumvit 49, Klongtan Nua, Vadhana, Bangkok 10110
Telephone: +662 711 8000
Facsimile: +662 391 1290

BNH Hospital
9/1, Convent Road, Silom Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Telephone: +662 686 2700
Facsimile: +662 632 0577

Medical Cost by Hospital

Data collected and updated February 2013
Explanatory info and prices as found on Bumrungrad Hospitals. Interestingly Bumrungrad still lists this price information, while some other hospitals did before, but have discontinued this service at present.
REAL COST estimates are based on the actual invoices patients paid upon leaving the hospital. They include surgical fees, doctor's fees, medicine, lab tests,  room fees.the total bill for the incident of care.
The prices quoted below are estimates and are median prices, some patients pay less, some more.

Diagnostic Procedures :
bronchoscopy : 58,120 baht
colonoscopy : 33,573 baht
cystoscopy : 22,303 baht
gastroscopy (EGD) : 36,502 baht

Surgery :
appendectomy : 119,728 baht
coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) : 1,107,214 baht.
coronary angiogram : 123,606 baht.
percutaneous coronary artery angioplasty (one vessel, PTCA) : 466,926 baht.
total hip replacement : 575,834 baht.
arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament knee surgery : 257,694 baht.
total knee replacement : 418,772 baht
TUR-prostate : 221,668 baht
tonsillectomy : 80,226 baht
mastectomy : 149,999 baht

Samitivej Hospital : some costs for procedures are listed, however most are non-standard procedures, not relevant for most patients.

BNH Hospital: except for check-ups, no price estimates listed.

Bangkok Hospital, data from February 2011, so prices will likely be higher today. We did not find more recent package prices :
Coronary Angiography : 29,000 baht
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA): 125,000 baht
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) : 590,000 baht
Mitral or Aortic Valve Replacement: 590,000 baht


Assistance Network

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Wherever you are, IMA teams are available on a 24/7 basis to listen to you and provide you with the assistance you need.
Every year, our teams handle over 1 582 791 assistance claims including 16,514 medical evacuations.

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