Outsourcing Surgery to India

India draws ‘medical tourists’ Cheaper health care a powerful attraction - //www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6293825/ “Three months ago, Howard Staab learned that he suffered from a life-threatening heart condition and would have to undergo surgery at a cost of up to $200,000 – an impossible sum for the 53-year-old carpenter from Durham, N.C., who has no health insurance. Staab last month flew about 7,500 miles to the Indian capital … Total bill: about $10,000, including roundtrip airfare and a planned side trip to the Taj Mahal.”