Traveling to foreign countries for medical procedures, treatments or surgeries — so-called ‘medical tourism’ — may not be as cost saving or as popular among U.S. residents as previously thought, suggests a new survey of companies promoting the practice. Read more
The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) reimburses treatment aborad in EU and EEA countries, and in Switzerland if the same medical procedures are not available in Finland within the treatment guarantee period. In 2009, hospitals in other countries invoiced Finland for just over EUR 12 million worth of medical treatments for Finnish tourists and expatriates. Read more
Visit London in June 2010 and promote your medical travel services to UK patients and healthcare consumers. The show is expected to attract up to 5,000 people who are considering travelling abroad for treatment. Will also include UK health and medical professionals looking for overseas partners.
Supported by “The Independent”, one of the UK’s leading national newspapers and media partner “Treatment Abroad” the Europe’s number one medical tourism website, Destination Health will take place on the 26 – 27 June 2010 at the Olympia Exhibition & Conference Centre. Read more