Treatment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
     
     
  Faq's
FAQ for India / FAQ for Israel
   
 

A. WHAT IS “MEDICAL TOURISM”?
    Travelling across international borders to obtain health care.  

B. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF AFROINDIA MEDICAL IN MEDICAL TOURISM FOR AFRICANS?
Afroindia Medical arranges hospital abroad and the most qualified Medical Expert for the patient as well organize travel documents and other logistic services before and after treatment. 

C. HOW AFFORDABLE IS TREATMENT AT YOUR NETWORK OF HOSPITALS IN INDIA, AND ISRAEL?
Afroindia Medical tourism is very affordable compared to what is obtainable in the United States, Canada and other western countries. A heart bypass surgery could cost $60,000 to $80,000 in the United States, while you pay around $10,000 at our Partner hospital. A knee replacement surgery could cost $50,000 in the United States while you can have it done for $6,000 as an Afroindia Medical tourist. Similarly, gastric surgery costs around $5,000 at our Medical tourist destinations while it is around $10,000 to $20,000 in the US.

D. WHY DOES IT COST SO MUCH LESS FOR TREATMENT IN INDIA AND ISRAEL?          
The inexpensiveness is due to the large population of India and hospitals as Physicians attend to large volume of patients making the per-patient cost to be low. Medical care in Israel is supported by the Government Israel.

E. HOW DO I PAY FOR MY MEDICAL BILL AND WHAT OTHER FEE MUST I PAY?     
Medical bills are paid directly to the Account of the hospital handling the patient case. You only pay an “administrative fee” to Afroindia Medical for its services which the booking of hospital, travel documents and logistics services before and after treatment. In West Africa, this fee is between $950- $1,200 exclusive of your flight ticket. 

F. HOW MUCH WILL I SAVE IF I CHOOSE AFROINDIA MEDICAL?     
Medical care provided through Afroindia Medical cost 20-40% less. 

G. WOULD MY HEALTH INSURANCE COVER TREATMENTS ABROAD?     
It depends upon the insurance company and the policy you had taken. You are strongly advised to subscribe to our “Overseas medical insurance scheme” (OMIS) 

H. HOW GOOD ARE YOUR PARTNER HOSPITALS AND PHYSICIANS?   
All our Partner hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and our Physicians are experienced Professionals who have successfully handled many cases and made names for themselves internationally. 

I. IS IT WISE TO DISCUSS ABOUT MY DECISION TO TRAVEL ABROAD FOR TREATMENT WITH MY PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN?     
Yes. It is wise to discuss your travel plans with your local doctor. Though, he/she may be skeptical about the idea but his/her knowledge of your medical history is important.

J. CAN I BECOME FAMILIAR WITH MY OVERSEAS PHYSICIAN BEFORE I GO FOR TREATMENT?   
Yes. After interpretation of your data and report, the physician and his team will communicate with you telephonically, through emails or through video conference. You ask also free to ask questions relating to your treatment and warfare abroad.

K. HOW SOON MUST I MAKE THE PAYMENT?     
You are required to make full payment of our Administrative fee prior to our booking of your appointment with the appropriate hospital abroad as soon as your receive the cost of your treatment from us. You are also required to make deposit of your hospital bill before treatment and pay the balance before or upon treatment.

L. WHAT ABOUT MY FOLLOW UPS ONCE I RETURN FROM MY TRIP?     
Your follow up is ensured until you have fully recovered.

M. CAN I TAKE A COMPANION WITH ME?     
It depends on the seriousness of your illness and your physical condition. In any case we assure you of our full support as our personnel will assist you throughout your journey.
However, if you decide to have a companion, we will provide arrangements for accommodations, food and transportation for them at an added cost.

N. WILL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS BE AWARE ABOUT MY PROGRESS WHILE MY SURGERY IS GOING ON?   
We will be in constant touch with the persons whom you have disclosed in your personal contact information and will provide them with regular updates on your health.

O. WHAT IS TELEMEDICINE?     
Telemedicine is the remote diagnosis and treatment patients by means of telecommunications technology. Afroindia Telemedicine® connects you to over 200 medical experts abroad.

P. IN TELEMEDICINE, CAN I INTERACT WITH THE DOCTOR ON THE SCREEN LIKE I DO WITH MY LOCAL DOCTOR?     
Medical bills are paid directly to the Account of the hospital handling the patient case. You only pay an “administrative fee” to Afroindia Medical for its services which the booking of hospital, travel documents and logistics services before and after treatment. In West Africa, this fee is between $950- $1,200 exclusive of your flight ticket. 

Q. WHAT AILMENT CAN BE TREATED VIA TELEMEDICINE?     
Medical bills are paid directly to the Account of the hospital handling the patient case. You only pay an “administrative fee” to Afroindia Medical for its services which the booking of hospital, travel documents and logistics services before and after treatment. In West Africa, this fee is between $950- $1,200 exclusive of your flight ticket. 

R. HOW DO I GET MY DRUGS AFTER CONSULTATION WITH A DOCTOR VIA TELEMEDICINE?     
After accurate diagnosis, the doctor prescribes the medication which you can get at any reputable pharmaceutical store in your country. Any medication that is not available in your country shall be sent to you through the address you provided.

S. HOW AM I SURE THAT THE PERSON SPEAKING TO ME AT ONE END OF THE TELEMEDICINE NETWORK IS A CERTIFIED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER?     
All doctors and medical experts connected to our telemedicine network are qualified world class professionals in their respective field. 

T. HOW DO I ACCESS AFROINDIA TELEMEDICINE?     
Our telemedicine is very affordable even to the low income earners. It can be accessed by visiting any of our Telemedicine centers near you but prior registration is required. We also install the telemedicine unit at the homes of rich and influential individuals who can afford it.



                          
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