Medical Tourism: One Way to Get Cheaper Health Care

medical-tourism-health-careI watched a story on CNN yesterday about something called “medical tourism”. Medical tourism is basically a term used to describe someone who goes across international borders to receive health care at a lesser rate. I had never heard of the term before, so I decided to do a little research on it and I was surprised at what I found. Read More…

General Practitioner, Specialist or Self-Doctor?…What’s Best for Both Your Health and Wallet?

This topic can be debated until the end of time and every person can decide for him or herself which is the best choice. When most people get sick, they will either see a doctor or self-treat until they either get better or a lot worse. So, Which way is best?
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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy – What You Need to Know

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are among the most common major surgeries performed on children, and they’re also very common in adults as well. Unfortunately, many people forget, or fail to heed the warnings, that these surgeries can have complications. As with any surgery, it’s vitally important to research any possible complications, precautions and other related information before reaching the operating table.

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Bartering for Lower Health Care Costs?…Sounds Strange but Works!

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Source: quinn.anya (Flickr)

You’ve probably never thought about wheelin’ and dealin’ with your doctor to try and get a discount on your patient visits, but it is very possible, and it works more than you think. Bartering is no longer just a tool you can use when buying a house or a car, in a down economy you can use this bargaining tool to score lower health care costs! Read More…

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