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US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad

When Veronica Merrill decided to undergo stomach surgery for weight loss, she found two options: pay $12,000 at home in the United States, or...

Costa Rican companies visit U.S. to promote medical tourism services

Local companies' headed to New Orleans seeking to make new contacts with potential business partners and to attract medical tourists to Costa Rica.

Mandatory prices for medical procedures rankle public, politicians

Christian Democratic Alliance lawmaker Mario Redondo on Friday submitted a draft bill aimed at banning professional associations from setting mandatory minimum medical tariffs. He proposes letting free competition set prices.

Costa Rica’s health tourism market topic of upcoming forum

Business owners, professionals and investors of the health and wellness tourism sector will discuss the industry’s future in Costa Rica at the 2015 edition of National Health Tourism Forum, ExpoMED 2015.

New plan aims to boost medical tourism industry in Costa Rica

Companies in the medical tourism sector in Costa Rica will benefit from a training program aimed exclusively at small- and medium-sized enterprises in six regions of the country.

Is Costa Rica an affordable option for expats and medical tourists with Alzheimer’s disease?

High care costs in the United States for patients with Alzheimer’s disease are prompting many families to look to other countries, including Costa Rica, as an alternative treatment option.

US group to open hospital focused on attracting medical tourists

Arizona-based company American World Clinics confirmed the construction of a $150 million private hospital in Alajuela that will offer health care services to foreign retirees and medical tourists.

Costa Rica to host annual medical tourism summit

Costa Rica is among the world’s five best places to retire, according to “International Living” magazine.

Medical tourism fair to offer 1,000 jobs in Costa Rica

Expomed includes lectures and free health consultation for attendees.

Tourism and health sectors seek to boost medical tourism in Costa Rica

Companies will link with solidarista associations this week in San José.
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