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Medical and Cosmetic Tourism . Why Choose Taiwan?

Medical tourism enables you to travel to another country and receive excellent quality medical care for a fraction of the cost that you would pay in your own country.

Some people combine medical or cosmetic procedures with a vacation or a recuperative period in an exotic destination while others combine their procedures and diagnostic tests with a trip back to their native country.

Because of the rising costs of healthcare, more and more people are discovering global destinations that offer considerable cost savings. The cost for procedures and treatments done in Taiwan as compared to costs in the U.S. can range in savings from 35%-80%.

Many people today are underinsured or have no insurance at all. For those who receive Medicare benefits, some procedures and treatments may not be covered. Major surgeries usually involve hefty co-payments, leaving the patient with significant out of pocket costs. Elective procedures such as cosmetic, dental and wellness treatments are not generally covered by insurance plans. Furthermore, shorter waits in getting appointments and scheduling procedures are also making it very attractive for people to do their procedures and tests in a foreign country. Also, some medical tourists go abroad for treatments and diagnostic tests that are not available in their own country.

According to The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Taiwan ranks second in worldwide health ratings.

Taiwan's expertise lies in cardiovascular surgery, facial reconstruction, liver disease treatment, (hepatitis), hip and knee replacement, artificial reproduction, laser eye surgery, cosmetic plastic surgery and procedures, dentistry and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Most of its well-educated physicians and highly skilled surgeons are fluent in English and their training meets international standards.

The Taiwanese hospitals are immaculate and have the highest standards of hygiene and sanitation. They use the latest medical technologies such as Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for detecting cancer and 256-Slice Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning for accurately diagnosing cardiovascular disease. Their medical equipment is state-of-the-art. Many Taiwanese hospitals have been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), which is the highest standard of international accreditation.

Taiwan has over 100 hot springs which treat a host of ailments including asthma, skin diseases, arthritis, rheumatism, gastrointestinal disorders, osteoporosis and more.

With Taiwan's highly skilled, educated and dedicated healthcare workforce coupled with its scenic beauty , its multitude of hot springs and wellness centers, its competitive costs for procedures and treatments, along with its modern infrastructure and state of the art facilities, Taiwan is poised to be a leading player in the world of medical and cosmetic tourism.