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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Very good medical care. Germans and Austrians travel here for medical/dentistry appointments (half the price than in their countries). Medevacs only for serious issues. Pregnant women select frequently to deliver in Vienna (rather than the U.S.) to be closer to their family. - Dec 12, 2017
Pretty good medical care. Medevacs for serious issues (a severe broken leg requiring surgery got medevaced to Vienna), but most stuff is handled here. Our Embassy encourages people to fly home to have their babies, though: NICU care isn't up to par here. The private businesses, Exxon, etc., do not medevac their people home for births, though, so it must be okay. Friends have had good experiences delivering here. - Jan 23, 2012
The quality of medical care is not very good. Emergency rooms basically do not exist here. There are two private hospitals, First Med and Rosakert, which offer good service -- and apparently emergency service after 8pm. The embassy sends us to Vienna or London for anything beyond routine matters (including for delivering babies). - Apr 28, 2010
Not bad, just different. But we have embassy health care as well. - Dec 29, 2009
This is a tricky area because the national public health care in Hungary suffers from a number of problems. The expertise is here but the delivery can be a challenge outside a few private clinics and the health unit. Hungary hosts dental and laser vision correction tourists, and care in these areas is excellent. Hospitals are a particular concern, so medevacs are routine. - Feb 24, 2008