Tag Archives: medical care

My Wife Wants to Retire Now, but Needs Her Employer Sponsored Health Care

We understand your wife’s hesitation in giving up her work-provided health care. Getting sick or needing medical attention in the US is very expensive. Continue reading

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Health Information for Independent Travelers

I’m never sick, and, completely discounting the fact that I’m now 75, it never occurred to me that I would need to have this information on hand. Continue reading

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Reducing Fall Risk with Age – What It Is and What to Do About It

An honest assessment of oneself and making an individual fall prevention plan should help avoid injury. Continue reading

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Questions on Retirement Facilities Overseas

Do you have concerns about having to stay in a retirement facility overseas? Continue reading

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Having Healthcare Needs Met Outside the U.S.

Should we fear receiving health care in foreign countries while traveling? Continue reading

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Orthopedic Care in Guatemala

Artificial joints have improved greatly since they were first introduced around 40 years ago, and all the finest high-tech Biomet implants are imported to Guatemala direct from the manufacturer. Continue reading

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Questions on Continuous Care in Latin America

We are in the investigation phase of our plan to live abroad and one of the things we haven’t been able to get any info on is Continuing Care in other countries, especially Latin America. What plans have you and Billy made for such a time? Continue reading

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Domestic Medical Tourism

We had hoped to make ourselves more “known” to the uninsured population requiring surgery, but primarily wanted to expose the price-fixing arrangements between hospitals and insurance groups. The first thing that happened, however, shocked us. Canadians started calling. And then flying to Oklahoma City for their surgery. Continue reading

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Don’s Personal Medical Tourism Experience

When I went to settle up my bill at the cashier’s, rather than be charged more for this second appointment, I was given a refund of $70, bringing the total cost of the MRI, consults, CD, report and insurance documentation to $470. Continue reading

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Buying Medical Care vs. Buying Medical Insurance

You can tell those “billions in profits” and “catastrophic expense” guys that you won’t be buying their products any more. You have a better plan. Continue reading

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