Media Release: Comment on ‘medical tourism’


AN estimated 2.65 million Britons have recently been or are planning to go abroad for medical treatment. It is considered the most common elective surgery procedures for outbound UK patients include hip replacements, knee replacements and cataract removal.

An alternative option to medical tourism is to compare health insurance quotes.

Says health insurance comparison site, the average health insurance premium for a 30 year-old is around £30 a month, totalling only £360 a year. And an average health insurance premium for a 65 year-old is around £70 a month, totalling only £840 a year, perhaps lower with a discount scheme.

Dr Richard Theo, of health insurance comparison site, said: “Health-conscious patients should compare medical insurance quotes and take advantage of our excellent private healthcare system in the UK.”

About ActiveQuote:

ActiveQuote Health Ltd is a health insurance broker, fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) number 501109 as a health insurance intermediary.

ActiveQuote offer free advice on private medical cover in the UK.

Contact Details:

ActiveQuote Health Ltd
1st Floor
Cambrian Buildings
Mount Stuart Square
Cardiff Bay
CF10 5FL
Tel: 0800 862 0373

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