Ecuador is one among the six countries that obtained the best ratings in the category of Best Healthcare in the World in the Annual Global Retirement Index this year. Medical care is one of the most important factors that expats consider while moving abroad. One of the greatest advantage for foreigners living in Ecuador is an access to high quality healthcare at an affordable price. With modern technologies and highly equipped system, you are assured a first level care. The good thing is expats do not need to live in a metropolis to take advantage of the quality medical care. The smaller cities also have private clinics and modern hospitals. The healthcare professionals also give service at your home if you are too ill to go out. Both the public and private hospitals ensure you a high quality care and is not even a fraction of the cost at home. Moreover the health insurance costs you less. Expatriates can also choose to enroll in the state health plan.