Earlier this week, Trib reporter Oscar Avila
reported on Americans seeking dental care in Los Algodones,
Mexico, a town near the Arizona border.
The consulting firm Deloitte found that 2 in 5
Americans would go abroad for medical care if they could save 50
percent of costs and were assured that the quality of care was
Another survey, by McKinsey & Co., said most patients travel in
search of more advanced technology but that the industry's growth
potential lies in those seeking to reduce expenses, such as the
patients in Los Algodones.
McKinsey said a new international accreditation system that
certifies a foreign provider's adherence to U.S. guidelines for
care will only boost medical tourism as patients feel more
Experts say one reason for the cost disparity is that U.S.
providers must guard against devastating malpractice lawsuits by
securing expensive insurance-costs that are passed on to the
writes about his own experiences
with a dentist in Los
hi, great post..ur really consistent with medical tourism.
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