Cutting the Cost of Care
It’s an open secret that certain medical procedures are cheaper in other countries, but travel of nearly any kind has been limited during the pandemic. Now, as restrictions loosen, medical tourism is bouncing back — and one of the most popular destinations is Mexico. But how much can you save by heading south of the border for dentistry, cosmetic surgery, or even a major operation like a hip replacement? According to an analysis from HealthCareInsider and Medical Departures, the answer is a lot. Exactly how much depends on the procedure and your insurance coverage, of course, but read on for some eye-popping figures.