Medical Tourism

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Medical tourism gains popularity with health insurers

Cost challenges under healthcare reform have caused major U.S. health insurers to jump onto the medical tourism trend. UnitedHealth Group, WellPoint and Humana are looking to curb expenses by encouraging their members to receive medical tourism procedures abroad.

Portable records might have a place in medical tourism

To date, only large, academic health organizations like the Cleveland Clinic and Partners HealthCare System, and closed networks like Kaiser Permanente and the Veterans Health Administration, have