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Come To India

India offers a robust private healthcare system, and therefore years has been a destination of choice for medical travelers in need of medical intervention. The healthcare industry offers world class infrastructure, top notch medical facilities, and expert talent - all at an affordable price. The compulsions that force medical travelers to travel may be local to their country, but all travelers expect the same medical outcome – expedited recovery. International patients from various regional blocs, countries in the neighborhood such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Maldives, or from Africa, US and Europe travel to India for medical services, and leave with that expected medical outcome – expedited recovery. That, along with the below, make India a formidable choice for Medical Tourism.
In its contemporary form, medical tourism ensures delivery of world-class medical services, the cost of which would be a fraction of what one pays in Western countries, coupled with the opportunity to enjoy a vacation in the host country. And when it's all over, one will have received the requisite medical treatment, enjoyed a great vacation, and ended up with massive savings.
1. High standards in medical, surgical care and patient handling
Medical tourists that travel to India largely travel for major surgery as opposed to minor surgery and check-up. This trend has given rise to the setting up of specialist hospitals all over India. These hospitals cater largely to the medical tourists, and are not affordable for most Indians. Some centers focus solely on heart surgery while others deal with joint replacements. These specialist hospitals are very new with top rate experienced medical teams, and are tooled with the best equipment available. These facilities also offer procedures that are rare or unavailable in the United States, such as hip polishing or resurfacing, which is a popular surgery for medical tourists.
2. Low cost treatment

S.No Procedures Price (USD) by Countries
    USA UK Australia Thailand India Singapore Malaysia
1 Dental Crown $900 $1000 $1200 $350 $300 $250 $250
2 Dental Veneers $1200 $875 $1700 $250 $250 $250 $150
3 Root Canal Treatment $1000 $350 $850 $200 $132 $258 $200
4 Teeth Whitening $800 $980 N/A $368 $150 $600 $403
5 Tooth Extraction $175 $130 $200 $50 $37 $70 $50
6 Dental Implants $3500 $3500 $4500 $1500 $750 $2300 $350
7 Porcelain Metal Crown $1000 $950 $4500 $300 $120 $280 $300
8 Inlay-Onlay N/A $875 $4500 $200 $500 N/A N/A
9 Tooth Colored Composite $500 N/A 4500 100 36 N/A N/A
10 Fillings / Tooth Cleaning $300 $190 $500 $33 $37 $55 $35
11 Full Acrylic Dentures $1600 $1900 $2500 $700 $350 $700 $750
In comparison to USA and UK, the cost of treatment in India is 10%-20% of the cost in the former. Infact India ranks cheaper than other countries that engage in Medical Tourism, while the standards and medical care on offer are world class.
3. Fluent English speaking hospital staff
India's education is dispensed in English, and is also the de-facto national language. It is the language of commerce, and therefore all doctors, nurses and most paramedical staff will speak to you in English. The need for a translator is therefore obviated.
4. Low Waiting times for Treatment
If you are in need of medical treatment, but the waiting time is long and a cause for worry, then India should be considered as your destination 
for treatment.There are no waiting times, more so since you will have scheduled your treatment beforehand prior to your travel. Furthermore, considering that there are facilities that specialize in treating medical tourists, these facilities understand the concerns of the travelers and structure the onboarding process such that it addresses these concerns.
5. Medical Tech and Talent Comparable with the best in the world
Indian Hospitals and Clinics constantly upgrade their medical equipment to keep in sync with the latest developments in the medical industry. The doctors are constantly trained on the new technologies, and due to the high volume of patients, experienced and aware of medical conditions. Most Indian doctors have served at the cutting edge of their specialty, most of whom have at some point been educated or worked at an international medical facility of repute. In recognition of the medical travelers' needs, many Indian hospitals operate international patient wards. Dedicate travel desks cater to their travel needs, language/translation and nutritional requirements of these patients exclusively.
6. State of the art technology
As mentioned earlier, India's private health sector's resources and talent cater largely to major surgeries, while smaller surgeries are also performed. Therefore advanced healthcare technology is constantly been introduced along with the skill-sets to operate them - for example Gamma knife, Cyberknife, IMRT, brain suite, Novelix TX, PET Scan, IGRT, etc.
7. Alternative healing systems such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Ayush, Siddha, Unani and Naturopathy
India offers alternative healing systems as well, that are non invasive and have successfully treated patients with varying degrees of disorders. These holistic healing centers offer ayurveda, yoga, meditation and naturopathy.
8. Rich cultural heritage, millennia old tourist attractions and amazing hospitality
India has a rich cultural and historical past, reflected by its cities, its monuments, its ideology and its people. All well known cultural hotspots are well connected to the major cities by trains, buses and flights. Therefore, should your doctor permit, make the time to enjoy the unparalleled luxury that Indian hospitality offers, and return enriched having immersed yourself in one of world's oldest cultures..

India Visa Requirements for Medical Tourists
Medical visa holders can enter the country for a period upto a year, although this duration can be extended for a further 12 months under special circumstances. The purpose of the visit has to be solely to receive treatment at a recognized medical institution.
The 'M' visa only grants temporary immigration and cannot be used as a means towards settlement into India. The visa grants the traveler entry for the specific purpose of receiving medical attention.
The Medical Visa, if granted, may permit the holder to remain in India for upto a year, as opposed to the Visit visa, which is valid for only six months. The duration of this visa is determined by the length of time required to perform the medical treatment concerned.
Further, if necessary, the Medical visa can be extended for another 12 months, beyond the initial 12 months. If extension is sought, one would need to furnish a medical certificate or advice from the medical facility. Medical visa rules allow for upto three entries into the country. However, four entries are permitted under circumstances scrutiny permitting.
Medical visa is a tool that allows for the genuine medical treatment seekers to access treatment. To ensure that this facility is not misused, and used for the purpose it has been created to satisfy, all visa applications are scrutinized for authenticity. The following criteria must be satisfied for the immigration authorities to grant the medical visa:
1. The applicant must establish that he/she has been advised by the competent medical authorities in that person's country to pursue medical treatment.
2. The applicant must establish that a recognized medical institution is where the applicant will seek treatment. Furthermore, the sought medical institution must specialize in the treatment of that particular affliction that the applicant suffers from. For this purpose, the applicant will be required to furnish relevant letters/documents containing details of the treatment. These letters/documents must be signed and stamped by the concerned medical facility where the applicant will receive treatment.
3.The applicant will receive the Medical Visa on priority basis should it be established that he/she suffers from any of the following ailments which have been given primary consideration: heart problems, organ transplants, ophthalmic disorders and neuro-surgery.
4.The applicant, a foreign national, will acquire the right to enter the country having secured the medical Visa. The applicant will be required to register arrival with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) within 14 days.
Spouse immigration and Dependent Immigration
Visa rules allow for the medical visa applicant to be accompanied by up to two companions (blood relatives) to India up until the treatment is concluded and the applicant departs the country. These companions (blood relatives) will be granted an 'MX' visa valid for the same length of time as the primary applicant's grant of leave. Further, as in the case of the applicant, it is mandatory for 'MX' visa applicants to register their arrival on Indian territory with the local FRRO within 14 days.