Ask The Dolans: Is it a good idea to travel abroad for medical care?


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Medical costs in the U.S. are still skyrocketing, topping more than $8,000 a year per person. In fact, a recent study showed 60% of all bankruptcies were caused due to overwhelming medical bills. As people look for ways to cut costs, traveling to another country for medical procedures is on the rise. Find out whether its safe and if it really saves you money, from Ken and Daria of

Dear Ken and Daria,

I've heard a lot about traveling overseas for medical procedures to save money. I'm wondering, is it safe and will it really save me money?


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