Medical Tourism is emerging to be an alternate solution for the high health care costs in United States. Travelling outside the country to take care of the medical/health care needs on one hand and to understand the culture of the people by touring the most exotic places on the other hand makes the Medical Tourism a quite attractive and interesting.
Immigrants and their United States born family members are going in large numbers to their birth country or parent’s country as medical tourists due to the cutting edge medical facilities and lower cost of medical procedures. This also provides them an opportunity to understand the culture and visit attractive destinations in their native countries after many, many years. Others choose Medical Tourism to save medical costs, tourism and to avoid longer waiting time in United States.
Travelers seeking medical care in India and abroad are recommended to protect against unexpected medical costs due to medical complications, accidents, missed flights, cancelations of treatment, flights, lost luggage etc. Various travel insurance companies provides medical tourism coverage based on the treatments and other needs.