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Why Should You Travel Abroad for Your Dental Tourism Procedure?

Across the country, a growing number of people are heading abroad for a variety of dental tourism procedures. And contrary to popular belief, the majority of people heading to Mexico, Costa Rica, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore and many other popular destinations actually have insurance.

Category: Dental  7/24/2017 8:30 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Why Dental Medical Tourism is Skyrocketing in Popularity

As Health.com reports, an estimated 6 million Americans take advantage of medical tourism each year -- and 400,000 are heading for dental medical tourism procedures, such as: dental crowns, veneers, dental implants, root canals, dental bridges, fixtures, and a wide range of cosmetic treatments ranging from relatively minor enhancements to total smile makeovers.

Category: Dental  7/24/2017 8:25 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How to Plan Your Support System After Weight Loss Surgery Abroad

If you’re considering weight loss surgery abroad, or have already decided to join millions of Americans each year who want to save tens of thousands of dollars, avoid waiting lists, and enjoy a mini-vacation as well, then you’re likely thinking of life after surgery, too. That is, you may have questions about what kind of support system you can look forward to after you return, and how you’ll successfully transition into your new, healthier life.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 8:21 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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What to Look for in a Support Group After Your Weight Loss Surgery Abroad

Each year, millions of Americans – and tens of millions of people in other countries such as Canada, the U.K., Australia, Germany and the list goes on – take advantage of weight loss surgery abroad. Indeed, there are so many Americans at facilities in Mexico, Costa Rica, Thailand, etc., that patients can wonder if they’ve simply crossed a state line or an international border!

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 8:17 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Medical Tourism Statistics for Weight Loss Surgery Abroad

If you’re considering bariatric surgery outside of the U.S., or if you’re doing some research on behalf of a family member or friend, one of the most important aspects of your due diligence will be to gather medical tourism statistics for weight loss surgery abroad. 

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 8:14 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How to Find the Best Medical Tourism Facility for Your Surgery Abroad

Like millions of Americans each year – and tens of millions of people around the world in countries like Canada, the UK, Australia, Germany and many others – you’ve either decided to take advantage of medical tourism, or you’re seriously considering it.

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 8:10 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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What’s Behind the Major Cost Savings of Weight Loss Surgery Abroad?

When people start researching weight loss surgery abroad, one of the first things they notice – usually in an awestruck, jaw-dropping way – is just how much cheaper it is to head abroad to Mexico,CostaRica, Brazil, Thailand, India, Singapore, and so on.  For example, the same weight loss surgery in the US that costs $35,000 can cost $15,000 outside of the country. 

Naturally, this dramatic cost difference makes many people wonder: what’s behind the savings? After all, saving 10-20 percent is one thing. But 50 percent or more? That takes some explaining! 

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 8:05 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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10 Steps to Plan & Coordinate Every Detail of Your Medical Tourism Trip

If you’ve decided to take advantage of medical tourism – or are seriously considering it as a viable option to save thousands of dollars, avoid waiting lists, and enjoy an excursion away from home – then you’re probably thinking about logistics, too.

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 8:00 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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What to Expect on the Road to Recovery After Weight Loss Surgery Abroad

If you’re considering having weight loss surgery abroad -- or have already decided that it’s the right choice for your physical, emotional and psychological health and wellness -- then chances are you’re not just thinking about flights, hotels and currency exchange: you’re dreaming of how much better your life will be after your treatment and when you’re back home!

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 7:56 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Comparing Weight Loss Surgery Costs in Mexico vs. the U.S.

As reported by Health.com, an estimated 6 million Americans each year choose to have surgery abroad -- and hundreds of thousands head to Mexico for weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass surgery, lap band surgery, duodenal switch surgery and gastric sleeve surgery.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 7:52 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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What to Look for in Your Medical Tourism Provider

If you’re seriously thinking about taking advantage of medical tourism – or if you have already decided that getting treatment abroad is the best option for you – then your next step is to choose the ideal medical tourism provider.

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 7:47 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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The REAL Costs of Delaying Your Weight Loss Surgery

Like millions of women and men across the country, you may have been thinking about weight loss surgery for month, years or possibly even decades. And while you may believe that it’s a viable option to help you achieve a healthy BMI, the fact that weight loss surgery can cost anywhere from $25,000 to over $50,000 is more than just a barrier: it’s a financial brick wall.

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 7:39 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Debunking the 4 Biggest Myths About Medical Tourism

Across the country, millions of people – including your colleagues, neighbors, and probably members of your extended family as well – have taken advantage of medical tourism in order to save thousands of dollars, get the treatment they want faster and easier, and in many cases, enjoy a mini-vacation as well! 

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 7:23 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Medical Tourism Trip

As reported by Patients Beyond Borders, an estimated 1.2 million Americans head abroad to reap the benefits of medical tourism, which include dramatic cost savings, no waiting periods, and for many travelers, the chance to combine their medical experience with a pleasant getaway as well. 

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 7:07 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How Bariatric Surgery Changed a Woman’s Life

Diets and lifestyle changes were not working.  I was beyond hope, I thought.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 7:04 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Why Your Local Doctor Should be Involved with Your Surgery Abroad

While there are many factors that will contribute to your successful surgery abroad, among the most important is involving your local doctor.

Category: Medical Tourism Info  7/24/2017 6:58 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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The True Cost Savings of Having Your Bariatric Surgery Abroad

By now, you’ve likely heard or read about the dramatic cost savings of having bariatric surgery abroad.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 2:38 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Where to Get Post-Operation Support After Weight Loss Surgery Overseas

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year an estimated 750,000 Americans take advantage of medical tourism so they can enjoy dramatic cost savings, avoid waiting periods due to surgeon or physician shortages and access exceptional quality healthcare that is on par – or above – standards in various U.S. states, regions and cities. 

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 2:35 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How to Check if Your Insurance Covers Weight Loss Surgery Abroad

With apologies to insurance underwriters, adjusters, agents and professionals everywhere: many people who have attempted to file a seemingly simple, straightforward health insurance claim have discovered that the landscape can be extremely complex – and in some cases, outright nonsensical.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 2:32 PM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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If Insurance Wants You To Gain Weight, Choose Bariatric Surgery Abroad

If your insurance company wants you to gain more weight to reach a certain BMI threshold before you qualify for weight loss surgery, there's another option you need to consider: bariatric surgery abroad.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:58 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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Why Bariatric Surgery Overseas Makes Sense Even if You Have Insurance

Many people believe that opting for bariatric surgery overseas vs. at a hospital in the U.S. is exclusively a matter of insurance coverage. That is, they think that people who have insurance coverage go to their nearest hospital, while those without insurance coverage head to their nearest international airport.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:48 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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The Hidden Cost Savings of Having Your Bariatric Surgery Abroad

As you may be aware, choosing to have your bariatric surgery abroad can save you anywhere from $10,000 to over $30,000 compared to having the same surgery in the U.S. (the exact savings amount depends on the type of surgery you need, where you have it done, and in what part of the country you live).

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:44 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How to Find a Bariatric Surgeon Abroad

Each year, thousands of U.S. residents head abroad in order to have bariatric surgery (a.k.a. weight loss surgery).

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:41 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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How to Avoid Long Waitlists for Your Bariatric Surgery

If you’re like thousands of Americans each year, you’re facing a “good news, bad news” scenario – and it’s filling you with worry, anxiety and frustration.

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:38 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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6 Qualifications to Look for In a Weight Loss Surgeon Abroad

As you research the benefits and details of having weight loss surgery (a.k.a. bariatric surgery) abroad, without question the most important question you need to answer is: how do I choose the right surgeon?

Category: Bariatric  7/24/2017 10:33 AM | Last Modified: July 24, 2017

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