Ask LIU! Private health insurance in Gran Canaria

Private health insurance in Gran Canaria is offered by a variety of companies and organizations and it is not mandatory for residents to have health insurance coverage. However, many people choose to purchase private health insurance in order to have access to a wider range of medical services and treatments. It usually also avoids long wait times for appointments and procedures through the public healthcare system.

Private health insurance in Gran Canaria may cover a wide range of medical services, including hospital stays, outpatient visits, prescription medications and specialized treatments such as fertility treatments or plastic surgery. Private health insurance policies in Spain may also offer additional benefits, such as coverage for dental care and alternative therapies.

Below you’ll find some recommendations for private healthcare providers in Gran Canaria.

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Please note that these are answers and recommendations from community members and their personal experiences. Answers can be slightly edited for clarity.

Where can I compare health care insurance?

I found this website extremely valuable when I was comparing insurers This website compares all medical insurance companies in Spain.
Noel | 12-08-2022

Can anyone recommend a private medical insurer with excellent, wide coverage of specialists?

Adeslas go is probably the cheapest one in the market. The downside of this health insurance is that you have to pay about 10€ each time you visit the doctor.
Noel | 12-08-2022

Any recommendations for a good Spanish private health assurance?

AXA is good.
Irene | 21-04-2022

DKV, it’s pretty easy to understand the contracts. Also Mapfre and Allianz are quite big here.
Flavio | 05-04-2022

I can recommend Sanitas y DKV. Don‘t go with Adeslas.
Viviane | 05-04-2022

I would say that Mapfre or Sanitas are the best.
Lorena | 05-04-2022

I’ve had Sanitas for 9 months, they seem good so far.
Ian | 17-10-2021

 Sanitas and Adeslas are two other good options.
Verity | 13-10-2021

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