Medical tourism is booming. A knee replacement in the USA costs $34,000, it’s only $7,000 in India. If you add in the travel expenses, you still save a bundle. Many Americans are taking advantage of this. The medical tourism business is a $55 billion industry now. One reason that medical care is so much more expensive in the USA than in other countries? Medical insurance is very expensive as the USA is a very litigious society. The high cost of malpractice insurance drives up the cost of procedures.
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