Medical Tourism Association

10:48 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Deep Discounts With Medical Tourism

The Medical Tourism Association expects to see a huge increase in the number of people who will travel abroad for medical procedures. It’s easy to see why, when you compare the cost of heart bypass surgery: it’s $144,000 in the United States, and just $5,200 in India.
About 1.6 million Americans will travel overseas this year for medical procedures ranging from facelifts to heart bypass surgeries, according to the Medical Tourism Association -- a number that is expected to rise 35 percent next year. Some go because they don't have coverage in the U.S., or their...