Jun
8

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Medical tourism fueled by expensive medical treatment in developed countries

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It is certainly true that medical tourism evolved out of the need of people to search for and receive alternative medical treatment, and treatment that is equal for everyone but special for each one. The United States and the United Kingdom are the two best examples to understand the reason behind the growing medical tourism industry in other countries. Before ObamaCare, public healthcare and healthcare policies governed the lives of people in the USA. Gradually, people realized that the healthcare system was hollow and meaningless. Expensive medical treatment in the USA was a major factor that led to the outflow…

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Apr
29

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Knowing the hidden costs of medical tourism

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A lot of us stick to the prices that are attached to products and services without really knowing that there are various peripheral taxes and charges that will add on at the end.  Medical tourism is a complex industry wherein many components come into play, which gives it a lot of potential to carry hidden costs that can make your experience rather terrible.  Here are the possible factors that can lead to hidden costs or have implied hidden costs that the foreign patient must take care of: Complications that arise unexpectedly: We normally do not give this factor a serious…

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Apr
22

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Developed countries offering economic medical treatments

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Medical treatment or medical care is becoming far from being high priority for most of the individuals in the world today. Many people simply forgo treatment because they can’t afford it.  Such a condition is seen in developed countries where cost effective medical care with good quality timely service is in demand because of which medical tourism gained much popularity these days. Still there are developed countries, which provide economic medical treatment to all its citizens. Let us see about few of those countries in this article and various option that they provide for the patients. Developed countries implemented a…

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Apr
11

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How medical tourism makes healthcare beneficial yet affordable

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With the growing demand for cost effective treatments, medical tourism is on the boom. Thanks to the affordable packages and offers that the developing world offers, people have no issues in combining a vacation and surgery! The developing advantage:  With travel for health, come various benefits that the developing nations such as Thailand, India and Malaysia promise. Patients feel comfortable and happy in deciding upon these developing nations as the new block for the treatment of an assortment of ailing. Hence, it won’t be wrong to suggest that we are witnessing the rise of the new travel for health age….

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Apr
5

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Medical tourism as a pocket friendly alternative

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A considerable section of population still doubts the utility and effectiveness of medical tourism. Here I would like to share an interesting quote before I share my real life incident with you.  “Things said in passing can have surprising outcomes.” The beginning  This is how it happened.         It occurred around two years back when I visited my physician for a routine health check up. I saw a person sitting next to me in a very uncomfortable posture. After a small interaction, I came to know that he had an accident about a month back and needed a hip replacement…

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