Frequently Asked Questions
What are the costs savings?
Costs savings can be up to 80% compared to local prices. This cost differential enables you the opportunity to have a vacation in an beautiful city, recover in a 4 to 5 star resort in complete anonymity, and then return home having spent less than the procedure alone in the US.
Why is medical care so much cheaper in Colombia?
Hoping to answer your question, we made a list of some reasons why the costs are less overseas:
- Lower cost of labor
- Lower real estate values
- Lower construction costs (to build hospitals)
- Favorable exchange rates
- Lower government taxes
- No accounts receivable collections issues with medical tourism patients (cash/credit card payment before release from hospital)
- No emergency room bad debt
- Less administrative paper shuffling
- Less bureaucracy/red tape
- Lower cost on medical supplies/equipment/medications
Also malpractice insurance in Colombia is much cheaper than in the US and this fact has a big impact in the costs in general.
Can I trust the quality of Colombian doctors?
What happens if I have an emergency?
Is it safe to travel after my procedure?
How many days prior and after my medical procedure, will I be in the location?
Usually you arrive 48 hours before the procedure and leave 10 to 15 days after.
What should I bring to the trip?
How will I communicate if I only speak English?
Who will look after me after the procedure is performed?
Also we arrange for accommodation and nursing assistant for your recovery period.
How will I contact the company once I arrive to the airport?
You will get a detailed orientation of the schedule of your stay and tourist information if you feel like exploring the city.