Mexico experiences major boom in medical tourism

Published on : Friday, March 24, 2017

medical tourismMany silvered haired Americans line up on every weekday afternoon at the entry between Mexico, Nogales and Nogales, Ariz with numb mouths caused by novocaine. Medicare provides zero coverage on odontology. The above mentioned border regions of Mexico have thus become a go-to destination for many to avail good dental care at cost-effective price.

 
More than 350 dentists have created shops at Los Algodones — with a nickname “Molar City.” Stringent federal exchange plans and rising medical costs have made many Americans to go the southern border of Mexico to access affordable medical facilities which in return made this country number one medical tourism destination in the world attracting more than 1 million patients every year. Starting right from heart surgeries, to IVF, patients United States are flocking in numbers. They are getting their treatments from the specialists from good hospitals and clinics at a fraction of cost in America.

 
A new federal health care law will be inflicted by 2026 by the congress that would leave 24 million Americans uninsured. Mexican health care industry stands erect to become Republican bill’s biggest beneficiaries. To quote Patrick Goodness, CEO of the Goodness Co, ‘Clearly this legislation will set the stage for increased out-of-country care.’

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