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Medical Tourism Could Be The Overseas Alternative To Obamacare

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As Americans slowly uncover how Obamacare will affect their coverage and savings in the coming years, other financially savvy — and adventurous — patients and baby boomers have chosen to turn to a growing heath care phenomenon overseas. It’s called medical tourism, and in addition to providing Americans with an alternative source of medical care, it’s also reduced costs on popular services and procedures by thousands of dollars. 

What is Medical Tourism?

More than $2 trillion is spent on health care in the United States each year. Rajesh Rao, CEO of IndUSHealth, told the Huffington Postthat more than 80 percent of Americans who cross borders to participate in medical tourism are baby boomers.



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