Growing Reasons to Consider Healthcare Outside the U.S.
As Americans, we like to think of our country as providing the best medical care from the world’s top-notch doctors. But the truth is, healthcare has become unaffordable for many in this country, including seniors and boomers who often do not have unlimited financial resources to pay for the rising costs of that care.
The cost of prescription drugs alone have more than doubled for seniors and boomers over the last eight years. According to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, there are more than 43.1 million adults aged 65 and older in the U.S., with 92 percent of those with at least one chronic condition and 77 percent with two or more chronic conditions. Seniors spend roughly $177.4 billion annually on prescription-related treatment for chronic conditions. Continue reading