Costa Rica: Host For Medical Treatments

medical-tourism According to “International Living” magazine Costa Rica is among the five best places to retire around the world; and it is also the host of the annual medical tourism summit. According to the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine (PROMED) and the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) millions of U.S residents lack health insurance, while Costa Rican health care system ranks fourth in Latin America in terms of quality, and also accepts any health insurance internationality and affordable pricing, which makes it a more tempting option for those of medical need. Of course, the climate and location are huge pluses.


Costa Rica has been promoted as a destination for quality and affordable health care and a good place to retire; it has gained a broader awareness of the potential retiree market in terms of generating dollar incomes, health expenditures, food, tourism and other services. Costa Rica can become a favorite destination for thousands of North Americans and Europeans who are looking for a better quality of life at a better price.

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