VI. Key Issues: Financing and Delivery >> A. Health Spending >> Health Cost Containment >> Promote Competition >> Medical Tourism
- Deloitte. Medical Tourism (2008). Includes projections through 2017. 750,000 Americans traveled abroad for care in 2007; this is expected to double annually until 2010. By 2017, the number will be at least 10 million and possibly as high as 23 million.
- Rory Johnston, Valorie A Crooks, Jeremy Snyder and Paul Kingsbury. What is known about the effects of medical tourism in destination and departure countries? A scoping review. International Journal for Equity in Health 2010, 9:24. doi:10.1186/1475-9276-9-24