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Panama: Great Health Care at a Fraction of The Cost

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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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3 Reasons to Consider Medical Tourism (usnews.com)

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Americans don’t like to travel for healthcare but access and big savings can sway this decision.
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Are You Healthy Enough to Travel?

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To be considered a good candidate for medical tourism, you need to be healthy enough to travel. A health care trip may require from 6 to 24 hours of travel time. If you have certain medical conditions, a long journey may not be recommended.

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Medical Tourism Guatemala

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As an adult, I have been in the hospital overnight on five occasions for various health issues; Four times in the USA in different facilities and states, and once now in ... 

 

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A Lesson in Health Care, India Style

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“My brother-in-law showed up in India a few days after I did, toting four old pairs of eyeglasses. He had recently had eye surgery so his prescription had changed and he said he needed the glasses adjusted.”

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Medical Tourism Seminar at the University of Texas, USA

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Can Medical Tourism Save You Money?

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Medical tourism is popular in the U.S. market for two main reasons, namely (a) the cost of healthcare in the U.S. – the highest in the world, and (b) the lack of universal healthcare.

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Using Health Savings Account Funds for Medical Tourism

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“Many people have the option of contributing to a Health Savings Account or healthcare Flexible Savings Account through their employer where they also have health insurance. The contributions to these accounts is tax advantaged as they are contributed pre-tax and any amounts you don’t use are rolled over from year to year. A smart way to make the most of those savings is through medical tourism since you are paying with tax advantaged funds.”

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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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How Medical Tourism Really Works - DailyFinance

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Success stories are regular features of The Motley Fool's Rule Your Retirement newsletter service, where we share profiles of people who have become financially independent. One of the most remarkable stories we've come across is that of Akaisha and Billy Kaderli, who retired two decades ago at the age of 38 and began traveling the world. In this article, Billy talks about a recent firsthand experience with medical facilities outside the U.S.

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Is there a passport to cheaper healthcare?

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Is there a passport to cheaper healthcare?Irish TimesAt the world's biggest global showcase World Travel Market in London late last year, “new kids on the block” Serbia and Cyprus were highlighting medical tourism developments.
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Tourism Idea Has Sea Legs

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UNTIL the mid-19th century, anaesthetic was not used routinely in surgery. Today, thankfully, the alternative is unthinkable. Medical science will always teeter on the edge of the ethical, balancing the concerns of the community against the desperation of the sick. In countries like Australia, the rate of regulatory and policy change is weighing down progress; it takes many years for significant advances to become available - no doubt at the cost of lives and quality of life.

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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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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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Why More Americans are Going Abroad for Surgery to Save Money

Why More Americans are Going Abroad for Surgery to Save Money | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
More Americans are travelling abroad than ever for cut-price health care, in a bid to avert the astronomical costs of undergoing treatment at home, experts say.
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Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry in Mexico

Three hours to a 75% savings on dentistry is possible in Mexico. When costs aren't affordable at home, many Americans in border states seek treatment just across the Rio Grande. 

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