Choosing where to go can be tricky, but it’s usually a choice between luxury or convenience; make a holiday out of it and explore somewhere new or get it over and done with as quickly as possible.
Although the cost of the medical procedures should be significantly cheaper than what you’d expect to pay at home, there are of course the added costs associated with the ‘Tourism’ aspect. The following non-medical expenses should be considered:
The table shows the average cost savings of medical procedures of some popular countries relative to the US:
|Thailand||50% - 75%|
|Singapore||25% - 40%|
|Malaysia||65% - 80%|
|India||65% - 90%|
|Mexico||40% - 65%|
|Brazil||20% - 30%|
When considering an International Hospital for a medical procedure, checking its accreditations is key. By choosing a hospital recommended by a third party Medical Tourism Company like MyMediTravel, you’re adding an extra layer of confidence, as such companies will only partner with the most reputable hospitals and clinics in each country.
Below are some important points to take into consideration when choosing a medical facility:
Much of this information should be provided to you by a Medical Tourism Company, but it's best to be aware of the following:
Aftercare is an important component of every medical procedure. As a medical tourist, ensure you know the following:
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Liability is a crucial consideration when it comes to choosing a medical tourism destination. Though medical tourism has big savings, there are still risks. Consider the following: