Health tourism in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a country known for its tranquil landscape and irregular rain-forests and miles of coastline. It has JCI accredited hospitals as well as many private clinics where medical tourism sector is growing at a rate of 15% to 20% annually since 2011.
The health sector of Costa Rica mainly offers specialized methods in cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, and gynecology as well as dentistry. Costa Rica’s health system is better equipped than the United States and costs about half the costs in the United States. About 90 percent of their medical tourists are American and Canadian. Other visitors are mostly from Spain and Brazil.
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