Medical Tourism? Frequently Asked Questions How Much Does It Cost? How Does It Work? Registration
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GMR offers a full range of FREE services to our clients. We can remove ALL the guesswork from planning your medical travel.

Case Manager (CM)
Hospital Referral
Air Travel
Accommodations
Digitizing Medical Records
Passport And Visa Assistance
Escort Service

Destination Case Manager (DCM)
Travel Tip and Tourism Options
Free Consultation

Case Manager

After you initial contact with GMR, you will be assigned a Case Manager (CM). Your CM will be able to answer many of your questions and serve as your representative with the hospital. Your CM will be responsible for facilitating all the steps you will take on your medical journey.

Hospital Referral

Global Medical Retreats has formed partnerships with some of the finest health care facilities in the world. These are highly respected, state of the art hospitals, with world-class physicians and staff. They are accredited hospitals with many doctors who are board certified. We have spent a great deal of time researching the qualifications of our partner hospitals. We have visited each of them and personally inspected the facilities and interviewed members of the staff. We are confident in recommending our partners for your health care needs because we would trust them with ours.

Air Travel

We have entered into partnerships with international travel specialists, to bring you the lowest prices available for your medical retreat. We work with them to tailor your travel arrangements to fit your individual requirements.

Accommodations

You can depend on our experience to find suitable accommodations to fit a wide variety of our clients needs. Our partners also offer guest house facilities and have made arrangements with nearby hotels. Additionally the hospital rooms are private rooms where your companion can stay by your side.

Digitizing Medical Records

To help get an accurate quote of what your procedure will cost, we need to have copies of your medical transcripts including X-rays and or MRI’s, We have contracted with an independent service to digitize these documents and send them electronically to your chosen medical retreat physician. Your records are returned to you immediately for future use. This process is done privately and securely in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Passport And Visa Assistance

Only 20% of U.S. citizens have passports. You will require one to go on your medical vacation. You will also require a visa. It is a relatively simple but time consuming process. We use our experience to expedite the procedure for getting both your passport and visa. This can be very important to you should you have to leave the country for your health care needs.

Escort Service

We are the first and only medical tourism company to offer an escort service option. Many times people will travel with family or friends. However, sometimes this is not possible for one reason or another. To make your journey more comfortable and enjoyable we can arrange for someone to travel with you. Ask your case manager for details.

Destination Case Manager (DCM)

In addition to a domestic Case Manager (CM), you will also have a Destination Case Manager (DCM) to assist you while in your host country. Your DCM will be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to offer local assistance and answer any questions you may have.

Travel Tips

While in your host country, you may want to take advantage of the many sightseeing opportunities available.  Your Case Manager (CM) is able to provide suggestions based on your interests. Your Destination Case Manager (DCM) will make all the necessary arrangements.

For example, a unique benefit for those traveling to Costa Rica is the availability of surgical retreats. These facilities are resorts and hotels dedicated to those who are in Costa Rica for medical care. Your CM will provide you with all the details about these facilities.

We also provide you with packing tips, and suggest personal items to bring that you may appreciate having while you are there.

Based on our experience at your travel destination, our list of Do’s and Don’ts will help ensure your enjoyment, convenience and security while abroad.

Your case manager will be able to give you much information regarding your destination. We also suggest you look at the links below.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aerospace Medical Association

Surviving Long Haul Flights

Free Consultation

When you contact us, we will discuss with you your specific needs and expectations. You will be assigned a case manager who will walk you through the steps you will take on your medical journey. We will explain your options for your hospital and physicians and give you an estimate of cost. Our services are FREE to you. There is no obligation.

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