India benefits from a large pool of world class experts and the ultra-competitive cost advantage it offers that’s almost a fraction compared to USA, Europe etc. India is one of the most preferred global health destination for the international community seeking health treatment – healthcare outside their countries. Medical treatment in India is certainly an advantage for treatment seekers as India has a wide range of treatment options by doctors & surgeons of international repute and a phenomenal savings on the treatment cost of simple to complex medical procedures.
Medical Treatment in India – Cost Benefits
The rising cost of health care, insurance, and waiting time makes it compelling for the ill to seek medical treatment across borders. As such, more and more people from overseas are traveling to distant lands for Quality Treatment of simple as well as complex medical and surgical procedures.In India, the savings can start from 65% and go up to 90% with patients receiving quality care backed by the fact that Indian doctors have a reputation for high-quality medical training. Add to this favorable Rupee/Dollar/Pound/Euro exchange rate patients from developed countries can take advantage of the currency value difference and expect savings of up to 75% over the same treatment in their own countries, with no compromise on quality.
Quality Healthcare Treatment in India at fractional costs
Indian healthcare sector with it’s state-of-the-art infrastructure & medical facilities, highly qualified and experienced health care professionals, quality nursing facilities and traditional holistic healthcare therapies. Traditional Indian health practices such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy with established track records are now also being promoted to increase the numbers of medical tourists.
India – Medical & Attendant’s Visa
From the government policies perspective Visa rules have also been changed to encourage medical tourism such that Medical and medical attendant visas have been introduced to ease the travel process of medical tourists. The maximum duration of stay in India under the e-medical visa has been extended.
Procedure Charges in India & USA
*These costs are an average and may not be the actual cost to be incurred.
Cost Comparison – India vs United Kingdom (UK)
Significant cost differences exist between U.K. and India when it comes to medical treatment. Accompanied with the cost are waiting times which exist in U.K. for patients which range from 3 months to over months. India is not only cheaper but the waiting time is almost nil. This is due to the outburst of the private sector which comprises of hospitals and clinics with the latest technology and best practitioners.
* These costs are an average and may not be the actual cost to be incurred.
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