SG Analytics analyses the US medical tourism market in this outlook comprising insights about the impact of apprehensions, and the perception of Americans towards medical tourism in 2021. A market, which is usually analysed from a service providers’ perspective, has been looked at from a supply perspective.
Highlights of this outlook report:
- More than 2 million US citizens were set to travel to other countries in search of cost-effective medical treatment this year
- Cardio-vascular surgery is one of the major segments where patients may be willing to travel within the USA or to Mexico
- Many patients move abroad due to factors, such as stringent regulations, long waiting time, and the high expense of treatment for uninsured/partially insured, while the rest look for US-based hospitals