Medical Complications Insurance

Medical Complications Insurance: Preparing for the Unexpected

Medical and dental tourism in Costa Rica are very popular these days.

Today’s cheap means of transportation, coupled with the high quality and lower prices of Costa Rica’s healthcare, make it very affordable for Americans, Canadians and Europeans who are looking for the healthcare they need at reasonable prices.

Some people just pocket the money and some use at least part of it to enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica’s attractions. But perhaps a better way to invest a small part of those savings is in medical complications insurance.

What is Medical Complications Insurance?

Medical complications insurance is a type of medical insurance that covers any type of medical complications that may result from a surgical procedure in Costa Rica for a set period of time.

Why Buy Medical Complications Insurance?

There are many reasons why it’s a good idea to buy medical complications insurance. No surgery is 100% risk free. There is always a degree of risk for every type of surgery no matter where the surgery is performed.

There is always the risk of complications that might arise from a surgical procedure. In addition, certain types of surgeries are riskier in nature than others. Buying medical complications insurance will place you in a much better position to handle any sudden complications that might arise.

A complication may not allow you to travel back to Costa Rica.

Some complications can change your health state dramatically. You may be able to take a plane to Costa Rica to have your surgery, but maybe not with a complication. Also, some complications are urgent and can’t wait for you to book a flight and travel to another country.

Medical and emergency services in the United States, Europe, and Canada are expensive. This is the main reason why it’s a good idea to buy medical complications insurance. If a medical complication arises while you’re back home, you don’t want to spend a lot of money, maybe even go into debt, just to be healthy. In a few rare cases, your life might depend on getting emergency services.

The fact of the matter is that nearly everyone who comes to Costa Rica for healthcare is free of medical complications. Costa Rica offers the same quality of service, the same equipment, and the same training offered in many leading nations. However, it’s definitely much better to have medical complications insurance and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

Monica Rix PaxsonMonica Rix Paxson is an award-winning author writing on topics related to science and medicine including the book “The English Speaker’s Guide to Dental Care in Mexico”.
She has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning and the BBC.