Markets In Everything: Medical Tourism in the U.S.
WASHINGTON POST -- You've heard of medical patients traveling abroad to save on everything from hip replacements to nose jobs. But how about heading to Wichita or Oklahoma City? More Americans are discovering medical tourism right here in the United States.
Brokers such as Vancouver-based North American Surgery and traditional medical-tourism outfits, such as Healthbase, in Boston, are connecting patients with U.S. hospitals willing to compete on price with providers overseas and across town.
HT: Ben Cunningham