Costa Rica Health News – Costa Rica has become world renowned for its offerings in medical tourism.
It’s a top destination for this purpose. The ministry of tourism recently cited that medical tourism accounts from about 7% of the total number of tourists entering the country each year.
Some popular types of medical tourism in Costa Rica include dentistry and plastic surgery. Costs can be less than half what it would cost in North America or Europe.
The health system in the country is ranked first in Latin America and is ranked even higher than the United States by the World Health Organization.
There are entire clinics and practices dedicated to tourists. Clients are usually pleasantly surprised at the level of personal care and attention they receive. They are treated as guests.
Some of these clinics offer all inclusive packages so there are no surprises on your bill. They can even include your hotel or recovery house and some special activities like tours or a day pass to hot springs.