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Medical Tourism: Why It’s a Smart and Growing Option For Your Employees

Medical Tourism: Why It’s a Smart and Growing Option For Your Employees | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
What are your thoughts on medical tourism? Would you travel abroad for a medical/surgical procedure? Would you do it if you could save 50 percent or more?
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Panama Provides Free Medical Insurance for Tourists

Panama Provides Free Medical Insurance for Tourists | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

“The insurance policy will cover accidental death and repatriation of body (up to $20,000 dollars), hospitalization and medical expenses for injuries due to accidents or in case of contracting a disease in Panama (up to $7,000 dollars), expenses for dental emergency (up to $ 2,000 dollars), administrative legal assistance by accident (up to $ 3,500), lost or stolen documents, and necessary translation services, among others. You’ll find a complete description of the coverage in the brochure.”

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Surveys: Health insurance costs shift to workers - CBS News

Surveys: Health insurance costs shift to workers - CBS News | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
Washington Post: Faced with climbing premiums, employers seem to be turning to cost-shifting as an alternative to dropping coverage outright...
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Medical Tourism and Health Insurance

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“... even if you have health insurance in your country, it is very unlikely they will provide any international coverage. Only a few medical insurers will cover services provided outside their own healthcare network or country of origin. But as the medical tourism industry continues to grow and gain popularity, health insurance companies are standing up and taking notice. Even if you can afford to pay for your own medical procedure overseas, it’s worth checking with your health insurance company to see if they offer any coverage.”

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Medical Turistas

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TUCSON - If you can't afford medical treatment, just go to Mexico. That's the message at least one group of doctors is sending and more and more patients are actually listening to it.
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Retirees Now Pay More for Health Care Than Food

Retirees Now Pay More for Health Care Than Food | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

“Most of us look forward to retirement as a time to shift gears, worry less, and enjoy a slower pace of life. But that rosy picture can quickly change and include some sticker shock as retirement nears, especially when it comes to paying for healthcare.”

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Man Robs Bank for 4 Quarters and Healthcare

Man Robs Bank for 4 Quarters and Healthcare | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

This indeed did seem like the only option for Richard James Verone, a 59-year-old from North Carolina, who robbed a bank on June 9, 2011 claiming this was the only way for him to get coverage; because they have to provide healthcare in prison.

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