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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PAY FOR A PRIVATE MEDICAL SERVICE?

Sometimes it is necessary to resort to private medical services to carry out a procedure, either because the person does not have social security or because they trust the personal service more.

In Mexico, the private services that are most in-demand are consultations with specialist doctors, general consultations, and emergency services, based on data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).

According to data from the same institute, people who go to private establishments seek to attend to issues such as pregnancy, childbirth, puerperium, digestive system diseases, injuries, poisoning, and respiratory system diseases.

GENERAL EXPENSES

All expenses must be part of our financial planning. So if you are looking for a private medical service. These are some of the costs that you should take into account:

  • Consultations. A general medicine consultation can cost from 300 to 500 pesos. Still, if you need a specialist, the amount can range from 500 to 1,000 pesos, depending on the specialty, according to the Doctoralia site. Specialized in connecting professionals. Of health with patients.
  • For example, a gynecological consultation costs an average of 800 pesos. A visit to an orthopedist or cardiologist can be around 1,000 pesos. While the fees of a pediatrician are on average 600 pesos.
  • Clinical analysis. A general blood test can be around 800 pesos. However, the more specialized it is, the more expensive it is. A tomography can cost about 4,000 pesos, while a complete technical profile, for men or women, can approach 10,000. Pesos.
  • Hospitalization. Although it depends a lot on the hospital you want to go to, a day of hospitalization for non-insured persons of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) costs around 8,000 pesos. In comparison, the cost rises to almost 40,000 pesos per day in intensive care.
  • Childbirth or cesarean section. A delivery can cost 25,000 pesos and a cesarean section close to 35,000 pesos. Without considering some additional studies or that there are no complications for both the mother and the baby.
  • Medicines. The cost of medications rises according to the severity of the condition and how long the treatment may be.
  • Generic drugs are usually cheaper than those from a particular laboratory. But only the latter can be used if the disease requires specialized medicine.

As you can see, the costs can be very high. Especially if it is a prolonged or highly specialized illness and treatment.

To reduce these costs, you can resort to insurance for medical expenses or significant medical expenses, including operations or hospitalization. However, it is also necessary to have an emergency fund to deal with this eventuality.

What is the price of health care in Japan?

Less serious health problems during a trip to Japan have an average cost of €400, a price much higher than the average price of adequate travel insurance to visit the country.

The cost of a more severe case that required admission to the ICU for ten days and repatriation almost reached €40,000.

Repatriation assistance is costly also necessary in sports accidents that are not necessarily serious. On average, the transfer of the patient and his companion to Spain exceeds €15,000.

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