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6 Tips for Cutting Your Medical Bill

Prevention is better than cure, they say. This proverb holds true for both medical and non-medical conditions, because it’s easier to stay away from a problem than to find a solution. Continue reading

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Do you need Medicare if you don’t live in the US? Medicare Part B isn’t free

The long answer is that you need to consider the potential costs. Continue reading

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Think you have a Food Allergy? Here is how You Can Know For Sure

Allergy blood testing can be one of the best ways that can help determine what triggers your allergy symptoms and this way your doctor will know what type of treatment is best suited for you. Continue reading

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Medical Care and Infrastructure in Guatemala

How is the infrastructure and medical care in Guatemala? These are two criteria my husband uses to pick cities to visit. Continue reading

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Having Healthcare Needs Met Outside the U.S.

Should we fear receiving health care in foreign countries while traveling? Continue reading

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Orthopedic Care in Guatemala

Artificial joints have improved greatly since they were first introduced around 40 years ago, and all the finest high-tech Biomet implants are imported to Guatemala direct from the manufacturer. Continue reading

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Questions on Continuous Care in Latin America

We are in the investigation phase of our plan to live abroad and one of the things we haven’t been able to get any info on is Continuing Care in other countries, especially Latin America. What plans have you and Billy made for such a time? Continue reading

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Domestic Medical Tourism

We had hoped to make ourselves more “known” to the uninsured population requiring surgery, but primarily wanted to expose the price-fixing arrangements between hospitals and insurance groups. The first thing that happened, however, shocked us. Canadians started calling. And then flying to Oklahoma City for their surgery. Continue reading

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Don’s Personal Medical Tourism Experience

When I went to settle up my bill at the cashier’s, rather than be charged more for this second appointment, I was given a refund of $70, bringing the total cost of the MRI, consults, CD, report and insurance documentation to $470. Continue reading

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Comments on Going Naked; Health Insurance

What about a catastrophic illness like MS or cancer? I would think that even at the reduced costs overseas something like that would have the potential to wipe out your nest egg, no? Continue reading

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