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Benefits

One of the primary drivers of medical tourism is the potential cost savings that patients stand to receive on quality medical care. Indian medical tourism, which is poised to become a $3 billion industry by 2020, has been endorsed by international patients for precisely the same reasons.

The below graph shows comparison of the costs of medical procedures across four popular medical tourism destinations versus their costs in Australia. For more information Please find below cost table.

  • India (in USD)
  • Australia (in USD)
  • Costa Rica (in USD)
  • Thailand (in USD)
  • Mexico (in USD)
Procedure Australia (in USD) India (in USD) Costa Rica (in USD) Thailand (in USD) Mexico (in USD)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) $80,000 $10,000 $25,000 $15,000 $30,000
Hip Replacement * $20,700 $8,500 $12,000 $10,000 $12,000
Heart Valve Replacement# Over $50,000+ $9,500 $30,000 $10,000 $30,000
Knee Replacement * $19,600 $8,000 $11,000 $8,600 $12,000
Coronary Angioplasty * $9,200 Less than $3,000** $9,000 – $13,000*** $10,000 – $20,000**** $9,000 – $13,500*****
Gastric Bypass $16,000 – $18,000 without private insurance~ $10,000 $11,500 $12,200 $11,500
Hysterectomy $7,000^ $4,500 $5,000 $4,500 $5,500
IVF $8000 $4,000 – $6,000 About $6,500 $4,500 – $5,500 About $4,200
Dental procedure – Smile Makeover About $21,000 Less than $4,000 Approximately $4,100 About $10,000 About 10,000
LASIK $1500 – $3700 About $900 Less than $1600 $1800 – $2,200 About $1,200

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