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Healthcare in Mexico: Healthcare in the US, The Most Expensive in the World and not the Best

Healthcare in Mexico: Healthcare in the US, The Most Expensive in the World and not the Best | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
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Read what Reuters and the OECD have to say about healthcare in the US.

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Delta Sky Magazine Section on Medical Tourism

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View online a section of Delta Sky Magazine devoted to medical tourism.

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Is Medical Tourism the Future of Healthcare?

Is Medical Tourism the Future of Healthcare? | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
Millions of medical patients are crossing international borders each year to receive treatment in a growing trend known as medical tourism.
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Health care: Americans pay more and get less than Europeans

Health care: Americans pay more and get less than Europeans | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
In a comparison of eleven countries, the U.S. stands out for cost burdens and access concerns for people with complex health needs.
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Retirees Now Pay More for Health Care Than Food

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“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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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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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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Physician Pay Drives Skyrocketing Healthcare Costs

Physician Pay Drives Skyrocketing Healthcare Costs | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
Fees that insurers pay U.S. physicians are one of the key reasons that the U.S. has higher healthcare costs than other countries, results of one study showed.
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Panama: Great Health Care at a Fraction of The Cost

Panama: Great Health Care at a Fraction of The Cost | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
As a Texan firefighter my husband, Clyde, had premium health insurance—which the city helped pay for. But once he retired we would have had to pay the full amount, about $1,000 a month.
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Spending: Save on health care abroad

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This year, more than a half-million U.S. residents will get medical care abroad, according to Patients Beyond Borders, a consumer advisory service. That number is likely to grow at a 25 percent to 35 percent annual rate.
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Renee-Marie Stephano on Medical Tourism - Bloomberg TV

“Renee-Marie sits down with Bloomberg TV to discuss Medical Tourism and its role of assisting patients in finding affordable high quality healthcare around the world.”

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Medical Tourism Will Force Health Care Change

Medical Tourism Will Force Health Care Change | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
I had a big “ah ha!” recently.  It came after reviewing my notes and reflecting on what I heard and learned at the World Medical Tourism & Global...
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Ridiculous US Healthcare Costs are Driving American Medical Tourism

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It is estimated that annual premiums have gone up as much as nine percent in the last year.
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Some Doctors Blame Themselves for Rising Healthcare Costs

Some Doctors Blame Themselves for Rising Healthcare Costs | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
We all know that Americans spend too much money on healthcare – more than twice as much per patient as people in other industrialized countries, on average – but we don’t necessarily know who to blame.
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Medical Tourism: The Element of Cost

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“Thinking about a tummy tuck or dental implants? Need a knee replacement or heart bypass surgery? Medical tourism may be the ticket to saving you money without skimping on care.”

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