Medical Travel

The Medical Travel community showcases the latest news and innovative trends employers use to learn more about health care providers traveling both internationally and domestically to hospitals or medical experts who specialize in specific medical procedures and the benefits medical travel provides, travel for family and other accommodations.



Domestic Medical Travel: Quality Care, Controlled Costs

A growing number of U.S. employers have adopted domestic medical travel programs, encouraging employees to travel to Centers of Excellence (COEs) for elective surgical procedures.

The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Medical Travel

Travel to Centers of Excellence — the Latest Cost-Containment Strategy

The Changing Motivations and Incentives for Medical Travel

IMTJ: Dr Constantine Constantinides from healthCare cybernetics puts forward a contrary view on the future of medical travel. Economic recession does not provide a boost to medical tourism. In fact, we have seen the opposite happen. “Have to” medical travel has run its course. In future, consumers will become medical

Boeing Offers Cardiac Care Specialty Program at Cleveland Clinic

Medical Travel Today: Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems, has announced that it now offers approximately 83,000 of its non-union employees and retirees, and their eligible dependents, the opportunity to travel to the Cleveland Clinic for its cardiac

Press Releases


Leading Medical Travel Portal,, Adds Comprehensive Destinations Guide is a web portal offering a wealth of information pertaining to medical tourism in Asia, and they’ve just added a destinations guide to further assist their clients.

Qliance Expands Direct Primary Care Network with On-site Clinic for Bellevue-based Expedia

Innovative flat-fee model enables employers to offer a new option for affordable, accessible, high-quality medical care

Global Health Voyager Announces Relationship with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises

Apollo Hospitals Group is regarded as an innovator and pioneer of integrated healthcare delivery in India, and has earned Joint Commission International accreditations for seven of its hospitals, the highest percentage of any hospital group in the region.

Blog Posts


HIPAA and the 800-pound gorilla

Yesterday - Written by Caitlin Klein, Legal Counsel, HealthFitnessA friend of mine is a zookeeper—specifically, she works...


This Week on #IHCRadio: FSAs, Consumer Engagement Technology and Wellness Incentives

04/15/2014 - On this week's program (April 18), hosts Doug Field and Brent Macy will talk to...


Answers to your ACA Shared Responsibility Questions

04/12/2014 - You might have read that the IRS and Treasury issued final regulations on the Employer...


Musical Chairs: Sebelius Out, Burwell In

04/12/2014 - Sylvia Matthews Burwell … is a Clinton Democrat who spent the Bush years working for...


White Papers


Medical Tourism: Consumers in Search of Value

Produced by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. Many patients are traveling great distances to obtain medical care. Whether the destination is an exotic resort halfway around the world or a health care facility several hours away in a neighboring state, U.S. citizens are increasingly

Medical Tourism: Emerging Phenomenon in Health Care Industry

Dramatically rising U.S. health care costs are prompting many consumers to consider outbound medical tourism as a viable care option.

Medical Tourism: Implications for Participants in the US Health Care System

The purpose of this white paper, published in October 2007, is to lay out the issues that US players should begin addressing now and to provide the context in which to evaluate them.

IHC Radio


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