What are the real savings in medical tourism?

When I asked, “What questions should health plans and employers be asking about medical tourism?” one of the questions was: “How much am I likely to save and how can I increase that number?”

Now Michael D. Horowitz, MD, MBA has presented his analysis at MedTripInfo, comparing the cost of hip replacement in the US, Costa Rica and India. I was surprised by the extent of the savings he found.

August 21, 2007

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