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Each year, over a million US residents travel abroad for medical procedures. Medical tourism offers choice, cost reduction, and innovation for patients worldwide. With savings of 50% or more compared to medical treatment within the U.S., many find it’s actually more cost effective to travel thousands of miles for a procedure rather than down the street to a local American hospital. Additionally there are just some areas of speciality or quality treatment where the United States or lengthy lines in European and Canadian countries push people towards better options.
Before you grab your passport, be sure to do your research on which countries offer the best experiences and quality of care for international patients. Additionally keep in mind that regional proximity and historic development cause some areas to develop concentrations that are worth traveling for. The following countries are among the best in the world for medical tourism:
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