Dental Tourism

I noticed this simple comparison at AltSearchEngines, “RevaHealth, the Medical Tourism Search Engine”.

I think this small table is quite dramatic. With our health system ranked at #30; with free market jingoists trumpeting that only competition improves things… hmmm.

USA UK Hungary Poland Mexico Costa Rica Thailand
$1500 $1000 $540 $430 $400 $400 $300

Worry? Why worry? For example, the World Health Organization recently rated Costa Rica’s health system above that of the U.S.