If you are considering going abroad to a foreign country to have medical work performed, one of the foremost questions on your mind is probably, “Is it safe?” The short answer is yes, but it depends on how you go about your journey. Here are 3 ways you can ensure your own safety when practicing medical tourism. Find a Reputable Medical Facility The facility you choose makes all the difference in how safe your medical
Medical tourism – traveling abroad to receive medical care or procedures – attracts many types of patients. There are several types of people who may be especially suited to practicing medical tourism. These people include: Patients seeking cosmetic procedures like plastic surgery. Since cosmetic surgery and other procedures such as cosmetic dental work are often not considered “medically necessary,” they are known as elective procedures. Elective means that the patient chooses to have them done.
Recently, Medical Tourism Insurance’s Tracy Simmons spoke with Carlos Vigil on his podcast “Vigilando Tus Ventas” about the work of our medical tourism insurance agency. You can listen to the podcast episode here. One of the basic questions covered was why people would want to engage in medical tourism. In this blog post we will dive deeper into the question of “why participate in medical tourism?” Greater Access to Care In their home country, a
Many of the Caribbean countries are popular vacation destinations because of their stunning locales, relaxing beaches, tropical weather, and booming tourism industries. Another, perhaps lesser known draw of the Caribbean region is its world class medical facilities and healthy medical tourism market. If you are looking to engage in medical tourism, and you want to really enjoy the tourism aspect, consider traveling to a country in the Caribbean for your procedure and recovery. Here are some
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.