Domestic medical tourism is the latest concept in the medical tourism industry. When a patient travels from one city to another or one state to another within his own country for medical care then domestic medical tourism is said to have taken place. Patients usually conduct domestic medical travel to avail of major discounts on elective surgical procedures or to seek procedures that are not available in his neighborhood.
Domestic medical tourism goes by several other names, such as, medical tourism within US, local medical tourism, inbound medical tourism, out of state medical travel, in-country medical travel, etc.
Watch the video below to learn more about this cost-effective way of receiving medical care within the US.
Benefits of domestic medical travel within USA
- Low cost for elective high-cost major surgeries
- High quality of care as hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission (JCAHO)
- Shorter traveling distance compared to international medical tourism
- No language or cultural barriers
- Access of legal recourse
Hospitals offering domestic medical tourism
Healthbase works with several domestic providers of quality healthcare that are spread across the United States. Find out an accredited hospital near you that offers affordable domestic medical tourism.