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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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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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Buying Medical Care vs. Buying Medical Insurance

You can tell those “billions in profits” and “catastrophic expense” guys that you won’t be buying their products any more. You have a better plan. 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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Horrendous and Frightening Healthcare Costs in NYC

Yesterday I got two notices from my insurance company for the blood tests performed. The total submitted to them by the lab was just a few dollars short of US $10,000.00. Yes, you read that right. $10,000.00 for blood tests. Continue reading

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Cancer Treatment in Guatemala

Just say the word Cancer, and all sorts of emotions arise. Guatemala is proud to offer three Cancer Treatment Centers and top-notch oncologists, each with a separate focus, that are able to work in conjunction as a team, together with the surgeons, to impact the patient’s treatment plan toward a successful recovery. Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy – The Future of Curing Disease and Restoring Youth

The most exciting therapeutic possibility of stem cell transplantation is that it enhances the body’s own natural inclination is to heal itself, effectively reversing the effects of disease and aging. Continue reading

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Americans Too Busy to Notice a Medical Solution?

He says, dont you qualify for Medicare? No, you little twerp… Im not that old. I dont tell him that, but thats what Im thinking. I just say Medicare isnt an option… I have to pay out of pocket. Continue reading

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