In the United States of America, anyone who’s worrying about healthcare coverage for themselves and their families is very aware how pricey good healthcare can be. If you thought your insurance cost were on the rise over the last few years, you were absolutely correct. According to some reports, last year the cost of healthcare benefits rose faster than the annual amount of wage growth. As a result, some residents in the country have turned to a growing trend among travelers: medical tourism. Originally, medical tourism began when locals from less-developed nations came to the so-called first world to receive proper medical care. As the world has developed economically, however, United States’ citizens have begun traveling the world in order to cut down on their overall medical costs. Thinking about taking a trip for your health? Here are the best international medical tourism destinations to think about visiting.
1. Germany Excels in Cancer Treatment
Among the most developed nations in the world, Germany is building a strong reputation for its innovative (and successful) oncology treatments. The nation’s expertise draws patients from every corner of the world who find solace in Germany’s extensive network of cancer treatment centers.