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paying cash is more practical if you have enough budget. But don’t forget to
also calculate costs of follow-up appointments and treating complications after
surgery. The likelihood of serious complications and death is very low after
gastric sleeve surgery, but it’s quite possible to have some short and long
term complications afterwards!
important to calculate after-surgery costs. The good news, there are packages
of gastric sleeve surgery with one bundled price that also include costs of
your surgeons first before making deal! They should be willing to work with you
to meet your financial requirement most. To avoid surprise down the road, it’s
recommended to always ask and negotiate up-front price that covers all
are certain services not included in the up-front price (e.g. surgical
assistant fees, pre-operative testing, and radiologist fees), ask them about an
estimate of what these additional services will cost!
medical tourism, medical travel option is sometimes a good way to get
affordable weight loss surgery without ignoring your
concern of getting top-notch medical care. The best bet (easy to get to from
Florida) is Mexico.
operation cost in Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery is only about $5,000 (more
affordable than in US and Canada). But it’s also important to make sure
everything is safe.
gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico safe? With proper precautions, it can be one
of your safe choices. Here are a few precautions you need to understand.
informed to any information about the quality and safety standards of weight
loss surgery in Mexico! In fact, many Americans have been travelling to this
country to look for more affordable surgery, and nowadays they keep coming
your own research to find the best one. Ask anyone in your local area whose been
there – do as much planning as possible to increase your chance of having
successful medical travel surgery.
possible, choose Mexico hospitals that are qualified with JCI certification.
JCI, the Joint Commission International, is an international division from the
Joint Commission (the respected hospital accreditation agency in the US).
there are only a few hospitals with JCI certification in Mexico, hospitals with
CSG certification (a reputable accreditation from the Mexican Ministry of
Health) are also good idea.
about non-accredited options? A few great, reputable hospitals in Mexico are
not accredited for various reasons. However, if you decide to use one of them,
make sure the practice is reputable and qualified for gastric sleeve surgery!