Posted by: Tony Carson | 24 November, 2009

6 million Americans will fly overseas for their operations

During the US health care ‘debate,’ one of the big knocks on the Canadian health care system by American insurance companies was that a lot of Canadians went to the US for their operations. In fact, that was only rarely true.

What the American insurance companies weren’t saying was this …

By next year, six million Americans are expected to travel to other countries in search of affordable medical care, up from the 750,000 who did so in 2007, according to a report by Deloitte LLP. A handful of U.S. insurance plans now give people the choice to be treated in other countries. Here’s the source.

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