Healthcare & National Insurance

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Private Health Insurance in Israel

2017-03-15T11:40:35+00:00 Healthcare & National Insurance|

For one living in Israel and wanting top quality medical care, it is usually unnecessary to travel abroad to receive it, as Israel is a country where advanced medical care is available. In fact, Israel does a lively business catering to the medical needs of wealthy foreigners who choose to come here to receive high quality medical care.

Traveler’s Health Insurance

2017-03-15T12:00:35+00:00 Healthcare & National Insurance|

While the health plans cover your health needs while physically in Israel, this coverage does not extend to visits abroad. In light of this, it is important to purchase traveler's insurance for short and long visits outside of Israel, to cover routine and emergency medical care for yourself and your children.

Bituach Leumi (National Insurance Institute) Branches

2017-11-19T08:10:04+00:00 Government Office Locations, Healthcare & National Insurance|

Israel's National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi) provides a wide range of services including pensions, health insurance, unemployment payments, and more. Please see below for a list of Bituach Leumi offices.

Overview of Israeli Healthcare System

2017-09-10T15:08:34+00:00 Healthcare & National Insurance|

Every resident of Israel is insured for healthcare under the National Health Insurance Law, through payment of monthly premiums to the National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi). New Olim, Ktinim Chozrim and Ezrachim Olim are entitled to up to one year of free health insurance for the basic level of coverage, if they are not working.

Misrad Habriut Branches

2017-05-25T14:13:13+00:00 Government Office Locations, Healthcare & National Insurance|

The Israeli Ministry of Health (Misrad Habriut) is responsible for the country's healthcare services. They oversee medical licensing, the health plans (Kupot Holim), family health centers (Tipat Halav), and more. Please see below for a list of Misrad Habriut branches.

Tipat Chalav

2017-02-02T14:26:26+00:00 Healthcare & National Insurance|

Tipat Chalav is a system of clinics that provide community public health services, primarily to infants and toddlers (well-baby clinics). The Tipot Chalav are administered by district health offices (Lishkat Briut Ezorit) and are staffed mainly by public health nurses. Additional staff include physicians, dieticians, health consultants and social workers.

Childhood Vaccinations, Flu Shots

2016-03-23T12:42:53+00:00 Healthcare & National Insurance|

Childhood Chisunim are given at Tipat Chalav (well-baby clinics) and in school. If your child is born in Israel, you will receive a Pinkas Chisunim (vaccination booklet) when the baby is born, before you leave the hospital. If your child is born abroad, a Pinkas Chisunim will be issued at your first Tipat Chalav visit.