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Q .1)What exactly does Medical Tourism represent ?
Ans:- Medical tourism is traveling to a foreign country for medical reasons. It may include any
medical treatment and be caused by numerous reasons. The most common reasons are great
differences in prices, quality services and combining vacation and medical treatments.
Q .2)I have certain symptoms. I don't know which specialist to ask for ?
Ans:-You could email/post us all your symptoms and investigations done so far and also the
diagnosis made by your local Doctor. Your reports and the treatment suggested would be privately
passed on to the specialist of your choice who will suggest the best possible treatment.
Q .3)I have been diagnosed with a specific disease. How do I go about seeking surgical
treatment from a specialist ?
Ans:-If your diagnosis has been made by your local Doctor and you require a surgical procedure
performed on you, you could send us all the clinical details and we will e mail you the details of the
surgery, no. of days, stay and cost of the whole procedure.
Q .4)Can I access these Indian healthcare facilities directly ?
Ans:-You can. However, as you may know that india is a very large country with innumerable
tertiary health care centers each specializing in different areas of tertiary care. You might have
difficulty in locating the facility appropriate to your particular healthcare problem within your
budget. Imagine trying to make travel, lodging and boarding arrangements, fixing doctors
appointments, keeping schedules etc. And finally about taking the decision itself all these would
not only add to your costs but also to your stress levels and you would agree that this is
something you can do without.
GTS represented by Global Treatment Services takes care of all these activities. Even before you
buy your airline ticket, your case is studied by a specialist of your choice who will advice you the
best treatment and would appropriately treat your case on your arrival.
GTS also provides precise assessment of cost involved to the health visitor. In all cases this would
be the optimum one, given our doctor and medical institutions network. Which means that we will
ensure that the health visitor is given the best treatment at least cost.
9. How do I make payment for my treatment in India?
Post deciding your treatment option, doctor and the hospital where you wish to get the treatment
done, you would be required to pay an advance to the hospital as per the cost estimates. GTS
also provides credit & financial assistance for your medical as well as non-medical needs, if you are
travelling through your insurance organization or corporate office. Though the hospitals may still
extend a credit on medical bills, there are other aspects such as hotels/ Guest houses, transport
and medicines. GTS finances these bills on cash and raises a bill on your good office later.
Q .5)How do I get assured best value for money services from your company ?
Ans:-The assurance of value comes from our knowledge of the systems here, the medical experts
are committed. We also invite you to have a medic-to-medic reference.
Q .6)How do I make payments for the treatment ?
Ans:-You don't have to pay the whole amount in advance. On registration you will need to pay
30% of the cost of treatment in advance. Subsequently, the balance 70% at the time of discharge
from the hospital.
Q .7)Do I have to pay extra for utilizing the services of GTS?
Ans:-The "Basic Care" package is provided free of cost to all the international patients.
Q .8)Is there a MEDICAL VISA for patients opting for treatment in India and do you
provide assistance for getting the same ?
Ans:-Yes certainly there is a special MEDICAL VISA for patients who opt for treatment in India.The
Visa is initially given for 1 year and extended upto 2 years in case of prolonged treatments.The
Visa is available to citizens of all the countries. GTS team provides full assistance to the patients
in documentation and paperwork required for procurring the MEDICAL VISA.
Q .9)How reliable is the quality of medical treatment in India ?
Ans:-Medical treatment that is truly world-class is available in several top hospitals across India's
metropolitan cities. These hospitals boast state-of-the-art medical equipment and diagnostics. The
expertise and experience of the doctors places them amongst the worlds finest
Q .10)Are Indian doctors well qualified and experienced ? Even for complicated cases ?
Ans:-Yes. India's medical schools are highly rated. What's more, most of India's leading doctors
have also studied and worked in the best medical institutions, generally in U.K and U.S.A.
Moreover, the doctors from our associate hospitals keep abreast of the latest technologies
accepted worldwide by attending refresher courses from time to time.
Their global acceptance can be gauged from the fact that every year, hundreds of renowned Indian
doctors visit Europe and USA to teach at leading hospitals and universities by invitation. New and
innovative techniques are constantly being adapted and mastered by Indian surgeons who have
success rates which are as good as those in the world's best hospitals.
Q .11)Do cheaper costs mean lower quality or less qualified doctors ?
Ans:-Definitely not. The reason medical care is cheaper in India is because of much lower living
costs in India when compared to Europe or U.S.A.
Indian hospitals use the same top notch diagnostic and surgical equipment ( made by, for e.g.,
multinationals like Siemens, Philips and G.E ) that hospitals overseas do. All critical consumables
are imported or made in India to world standards.
Indian doctors and nurses are in great demand the world over. Hospitals in U.K. and U.S.A. are
increasingly being staffed by Indian professionals - when you come to us for treatment, you will be
entrusted to very safe hands.
Q .12)Will the estimate be all inclusive ? Would it be subject to any increases ?
Ans:-The estimate will be all inclusive, except where a few exclusions have been mentioned. We
try to keep these exclusions to the minimum. Please note, however, that these are estimates and
will in some cases vary.
Q .13)Are there any hidden costs like taxes, surcharge, diagnostic fees, doctor's
consultation charges etc. ?
Ans:-The estimate we give you includes all such charges.
Q .14)How about the stay of my attending partner ?
Ans:-The attending partner can stay with the patients who are being treated in twin sharing
category or higher wards.
If the patient is being treated in ICU, the escort will have to stay in a hotel or apartment. We will
help the patient's escort to find suitable accommodation.
Q .15)What if I only require Outpatient treatment, not requiring a stay in the hospital ?
Ans:-In many cases where only investigations are required or when the patient is looking for
dental treatment or other minor medical treatment not requiring hospital stay, we will assist in
finding and booking suitable accommodation for you close to the medical facility / doctor, at a
budget which has been approved by you.
Q .16)Is it true that world-class dental treatment, cosmetic surgery, ophthalmic (eye-
related) treatment is available in India at a fraction of the cost than in most other
Ans:-Yes, this is true. Today, India boasts of world-class professionals in the area of dental,
cosmetic and ophthalmic treatment. In most other countries, treatments for these conditions are
excluded from health insurance and are prohibitively expensive. In India, these services are
available at a fraction of the costs prevailing in the western world.
Q .17)If I want to be treated by a doctor or at a hospital, which is not on your Associate
list, can "GTS structure a package, take appointments etc.? What would I need to pay
for this service ?
Ans:-At times, you may want to be treated by a doctor and at a facility which may have been
recommended to you by others - you can still avail of our services in planning for your medical
treatment. We will assist in getting the necessary appointments, cost packages, finding you
suitable accommodation, local transport etc. A one-time service charge will be payable to us as
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