If the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain, does a rhinosplasty in India or France mean you’ll pay less through the nose? Sometime soon, someone you know will travel abroad for a medical procedure that is becoming more and more expensive state-side.
It could be a heart bypass that costs $100K in the US or Canada, but about $33K in France or just $7K in India. Or it could a hip replacement worth $40K in North America, yet just $15K in France or an unbelievably low $5.8K in India. Whatever the procedure, “you can bet better stuff done overseas,” says Guy Esberg of San Anselmo, CA.
Read today’s story in the Marin Independent Journal.