The standard of healthcare in Dallas is good and there are many excellent hospitals to choose from. The USA does not have universal healthcare, however, meaning that access to quality medical care in Dallas is directly related to having a comprehensive health insurance policy.
For this reason, those moving to Texas will either need to invest in health insurance or ensure that they have a policy provided as part of their employment package. Without insurance or the ability to pay upfront, medical care can be denied. In the case of an emergency, hospitals are obligated to give life-saving treatment, but the patient will nevertheless be presented with a bill once they have been stabilised.
Pharmacies can easily be found in Dallas, with many operating 24/7.
Hospitals in Dallas
Baylor University Medical Center
Address: 3500 Gaston Avenue
Medical City Dallas
Address: 7777 Forest Lane
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Address: 8200 Walnut Hill Lane
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Address: 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
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