USATODAY.com released an article today stating they believe that Medical Tourism will be one of the top 10 travel trends for the year 2010. We couldn’t agree more! With the increasingly more & more popular industry that Medical Tourism has become, we can’t wait to see what else 2010 has in store for us! Considering that Medical Tourism Connection is the first site of its kind for Medical Tourism, we think it’ll be a good year.
As Washington lawmakers continue to grapple with health-care reform, more Americans — an estimated 1.6 million by 2012, according to Deloitte Center for Health Solutions — will combine foreign vacations with carpal tunnel surgery, dental crowns and other short-stay, outpatient procedures that cost 30%-70% less than U.S. prices. Driving the trend: more coverage of overseas medical care by major U.S. insurers, an increase in individual insurance policies that typically carry a high deductible, and a marketing push by companies that combine travel and medical services.”