|Public healthcare in Greece is free of charge, or heavily subsidised.
|Private healthcare will charge for appointments, operations, and medicines.
|Service can be slower as you’re not paying to be prioritised.
|Wait times are significantly reduced, especially if you want to see specialists.
|Typically, fewer options when choosing your physician or services.
|If you’re paying for your treatment, you can generally pick from a wider range of options. Certain treatments or levels of care may not be available on public plans but are available to private customers.