Uncertainty in USA healthcare driving record numbers to Medical Tourism

Passage of the Senate Republican health care bill in the U.S. is far from certain. By 2026, about 22 million more Americans would be uninsured. In Canada, they’re fortunate to have a universal public system that covers all Canadian patients, regardless of previous illnesses or recent changes in medications. Surgical and procedural fees are lower as are malpractice insurance and administrative costs. Drug costs — while high — are still less than in the U.S. No one faces unaffordable premiums or deductibles. Because of this, Canada, Mexico, India and several other countries are booming in medical tourism patients. More here.


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