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6 Tips for Engaging in Medical Tourism

November 5, 2019

From the U.S. News & World Report website

If you need to undergo an expensive medical procedure, you may be contemplating getting treatment abroad. Enter medical tourism, an alternative for those seeking low-cost health care overseas.

It’s no wonder why medical tourism – visiting foreign facilities to get anything from cosmetic and elective surgery to cardiac procedures – has taken off. According to the federal government website HealthCare.gov, the average cost of a three-day hospital stay is approximately $30,000. If you’re uninsured or you want to reduce health care expenses, medical tourism can be an especially appealing option to save money.

However, there are many benefits, drawbacks and caveats to factor in before engaging in medical tourism. Here’s what to consider, and expert strategies for getting the most out of medical treatments abroad to reduce costs.

Here are tips for engaging in medical tourism:

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