Expats living in Thailand will have to compulsorily arrange health insurance, according to new proposals from the government. Once it comes into effect, foreigners with the one-year Non-immigrant Visa "O-A" (Long Stay) will be required to have Thai insurance policies covering their entire stay in Thailand with minimum Bt40,000 out-patient medical bill coverage and minimum Bt400,000 in-patient medical bill coverage. Those already having overseas insurance policies that meet the minimum requirement would be exempted from subscribing to Thai insurance policies. They will be able to app...
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