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Medical Tourism Agencies or a Medical Travel Facilitators are companies that, as their name suggests, act as facilitators or middlemen for medical tourism patients engaging in medical tourism.

Why you should use a medical tourism facilitator?

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Over the last three or four years, thousands of these companies have popped up, most sporting names synonymous with health and travel. They function much like a travel agency, requesting and obtaining passports, booking flights, and arranging a medical tourism patient’s lodging, transportation and tours.

The key difference, of course, is that they also serve as the liaison or mediator between you and the international hospital and doctor. In effect, it is the facilitator’s job to repackage the medical provider’s service offering, make it more appealing, and then guide you along the medical tourism process. For those trying to decide whether or not to use a facilitator, it is important to weigh both the advantages and disadvantages they provide.

Link4MED ensure that each patient not only receives quality medical care but maximum support and comfort as well. We check patient satisfaction surveys to see how our partner hospital accommodate international patients in terms of communication, services, religious dietary needs and other cultural considerations.

Your treatment is no longer limited by geography or treatment costs. Link4Med, creates a bridge that connects patients to Serbian healthcare provider so they can find the right treatment solution.

What are the advantages of using a medical tourism facilitator?

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Medical tourism Facilitator can act as guide for medical travelers. Many medical travelers find it convenient to seek help from facilitators and agencies rather than venturing out on their own. Some of the advantages gained by using the services of these agencies are listed below:

  • General Information: Medical tourism facilitators have adequate experience in the healthcare tourism process and can address all concerns and questions that the ‘would be’ medical travelers may have, including: safety, accommodation, etc.
  • Familiarity with the Medical Centers: Medical tourism agencies are familiar with the medical facilities and providers they are working with. They are well informed about the medical provider’s certifications, type of facilities and other factors critical in choosing the medical center.
  • Logistics: Medical intermediaries can provide assistance with logistics, documentations, permits and other travel arrangements required for medical tourism. These include arrangements for hotel, transportation and accommodation, and if necessary could also include aftercare facilities.
  • One-stop Medical Tourism shopping: The convenience of being able to choose and access information about a variety of hospitals, procedures, and services. Users can come to a medical tourism facilitator’s website and request a price estimate for a particular procedure from several different hospitals or clinics, and then choose which provider better serves their needs and budget. In addition, once you have made a decision on where to travel, the medical tourism facilitator can usually take care of all your travel logistics such as flights, lodging, and transportation.
  • Established relationships with international providers: Medical Tourism Facilitators, have already done the groundwork to make sure your chosen hospital and doctor are accredited and safe to work with. The best case scenario is that they have visited your chosen hospital and already have a system in place to make your Medical Tourism Trip process is a smooth one.
  • Language and culture barriers are usually not an issue: Contacting some international hospitals can be challenging due to time zone differences, language barriers, and cultural differences. As shown above, medical tourism facilitators already have the right contacts and a Medical Tourism Trip/medical tourism process in place with your international hospital. Additionally, as most medical tourism facilitators are located in North America, you will be dealing with people who speak your language and have a better understanding of the obstacles you face in order to get you from point A to point B.

What kind of savings are we talking about?

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Chances are the main reason you are even looking into medical tourism is because of the savings. The fact is, on average you can expect to save anywhere from fifty to eighty percent of what you would normally pay in your country. To get a good idea of the exact amount of money you’ll be saving, you need to consider not only the cost of the procedure, but also the air fare, lodging and other travel related costs.

Why to travel overseas for medical care through medical tourism?

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At this point you might ask: why would someone fly halfway around the world for a medical procedure? Why go through all the trouble of finding a doctor and hospital in Serbia, Costa Rica or Thailand if there is great medical care available in the U.S. and Canada?

The fact that each year more and more people are traveling abroad for medical care goes to show a simple truth: it does no good to have a dazzling Porsche parked in your garage if you don’t have access to the keys. For the nearly fifty million uninsured Americans who can’t afford quality healthcare, the keys to the Porsche might as well be locked in a concrete box at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. By offering low-cost healthcare at top-quality international hospitals, Medical Tourism gives you the keys to the Porsche (or at least makes them much more accessible).

Medical Tourism Facilitators have played an important role in promoting the growth of medical tourism, and for many medical tourism patients, represent their first face to face contact with the concept of medical tourism.

Your treatment is no longer limited by geography or treatment costs. Link4Med, creates a bridge that connects patients to Serbian healthcare provider so they can find the right treatment solution.

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