Medical Issues in International Child Adoption

Medical Issues in International Child Adoption

Medical Issues in International Child Adoption     Medical Issues in International Child Adoption

There are many medical issues that some adopting families need to consider and there are diseases that may be commonplace in the country where the adoption takes place that may not be common in the U.S.

Health and Disease

Important information regarding the health of the child you plan to adopt.

Health Insurance

Beware of health insurance companies that do not want to pay for health claims for adopted children.  The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993 guarantees adopted children the same access to health insurance as birth children.apart.

Medical Clinics

Have your child checked by a medical clinic that deals with international adoption as soon as the child arrives in the USA.

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Medical Issues in International Child Adoption     Medical Issues in International Child Adoption