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Medical Tourism in Asia

Posted by titan-medical on October 15, 2019

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Category: Asia, blog, Insurance
Asia has long been a leader in destinations for medical tourism. Medical tourism is when a person travels to a foreign country to receive medical care at reduced costs. Patients visit Asian countries to receive medical care and procedures for several reasons. In addition to offering cheaper prices than a patient could find in their home country, such as the U.S., Asian countries also offer comfortable and enjoyable recovery periods. Here are some interesting, and

Medical Tourism Market Predictions

Posted by titan-medical on September 16, 2019

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Category: blog, Statistics
Medical tourism is popular (and economical) for a number of reasons. As the cost of medical treatments in developed countries continues to grow, medical tourism – the act of traveling to a foreign country to receive low cost, high quality medical care – will only continue to rise in popularity.  Driving Factors  Along with lower costs for procedures, medical facilities outside of the U.S. often have equal or better recovery care, equipment and technology. The

Popular Procedures For International Patients

Posted by titan-medical on August 15, 2019

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An international patient is someone who travels outside their home country to receive medical care or procedures. These procedures are often ones that would not be covered under the patient’s health insurance. Other times, the procedures are experimental or not offered in the patient’s home country. In many cases, however, patients undergo healthcare internationally because even with the added cost of airfare and accommodation, the work is less expensive than it would be when performed

Where Are American Medical Tourists Going For Health Care?

Posted by titan-medical on July 15, 2019

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The United States has the most expensive healthcare in the world, so it’s no surprise that Americans have increasingly been traveling to receive medical care. For Americans without health insurance or Americans seeking procedures that are not covered by their health insurance, traveling to another country to have the work done is a great option. This practice is called medical tourism. Common procedures for American medical tourists include cosmetic, dental, and surgical work. But what

Does Travel Insurance Cover Elective Medical Procedures?

Posted by titan-medical on June 15, 2019

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Most people know that your standard health insurance may only cover operations performed in another country that are deemed to be medically necessary. In some cases, your health insurance may not cover anything at all. So where does that leave the patient who chooses to travel to a different country to receive medical care – especially in the form of an elective procedure? Travel Insurance Considerations Your first thought might be that travel insurance will