Global Healthcare Accreditation and Custom Assurance Placements Partner to Raise Awareness of Innovative Insurance Products for Medical Travel
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program for Medical Travel Services and Custom Assurance Placements, Ltd. (CAP) have announced a strategic partnership to raise awareness about innovative insurance products designed specifically for the medical travel industry. Click here to read full article.
Getting medical procedures done is already stressful enough under normal circumstances. No matter how well you know your doctor or how many times you’ve gone over the plan, it’s still normal to feel some nerves before undergoing your treatment or surgery. Imagine, then, how much more stressful and nerve-wracking it might be to have medical work performed in a foreign country where you know no one. That’s why it’s a smart idea to take a
Like any healthcare system, the industry of medical tourism needs to be held to certain standards and meet certain regulations. However, unlike traditional federal healthcare, medical tourism is often not strictly required to meet these standards and regulations. How, then, is the industry held accountable for benchmark practices of safety, ethics, and information? The answer lies in the world’s medical tourism organizations. Here are several of the most prominent. The Medical Tourism Association (MTA) Centered
Why would an employer want to offer a medical tourism insurance package as part of their employee benefits? There are several reasons why offering medical tourism insurance can be a good option for employers. Why Medical Tourism? First are the benefits of medical tourism itself. By traveling abroad to receive medical procedures, patients can save up to an astonishing 90% depending on the procedure and location, reported the Medical Tourism Association. Many patients choose to
There are many types of procedures and surgeries that patients travel internationally to receive. One of the largest categories in medical tourism is cosmetic procedures. What does this look like, and what are the benefits and risks? Medical Tourism for Cosmetic Work In 2018, Journal of Travel Medicine reported statistics regarding the most common cosmetic medical procedures performed on patients participating in medical tourism. Breast augmentation and liposuction led with the highest percentages. Choosing to