Importance of buying visitors medical insurance when traveling to the US
Medical care in the US is very costly and you might find yourself paying through your nose if you suffer from any illness or accident and are treated for the same in an US hospital. The cost of routine physician visit is very expensive in the US. The common ailments like Diabetes Mellitus with Hyperglycemia admitted to an emergency room would cost around $25,000. Stroke resulting in ICU for about 10 days would cost $120,000, Heart attack treatment with medical bills for ambulance, hospital emergency room, ICU, EKG and MRI heart scans and continuing care from cardiologists would cost about $20,000, The average treatment cost of acute kidney failure in the USA was over $22,000 in 2018. If you want to protect yourself from these high expenses, you need visitor medical insurance. Some visitor insurance plans from INF cover these pre-existing medical ailments. You will be visiting the US to explore the country and culture, to catch its sights and sounds, meet family or for business, you do not want any expensive medical treatment to interfere with your visit.