Story examines risks, rewards for medical tourists

In a recent story for The Arizona Republic, Ginger Rough paints a clear picture of the advantages and disadvantages of medical tourism from a patient’s point of view. Rough rolls out several positive anecdotes, balancing them with a sober assessment of the potential dangers of going abroad for medical treatment.

The story explains why costs in the United States are so much higher than some other countries and lists the benefits American patients receive in return for higher bills. On the other side of the equation, Rough lays out the possible financial and health benefits and risks incurred by medical tourists.


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