Over 30 insurance companies have registered for the event in September, along with 100 hospitals. Insurance companies are attending to meet the hospitals, not the hospitals here in the US, those abroad. I did see the AMA mentioned as an attendee.
After the meeting, who knows what will be the next stipulations in heath insurance policies with efforts and incentives to promote tourism, to save money of course. Website is located here for more information. BD
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress, the largest Medical Tourism Convention in the world and the official event of the Medical Tourism Association, announces two new speakers from CIGNA and AETNA, two of the largest health insurance companies in the United States for its upcoming congress this year on September 9-12th in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Congress has a line up of expert senior healthcare leaders from organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and Procter & Gamble, one of the largest employers in the US, to large US insurance carriers such as United Healthcare, Aetna, Assurant Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Symetra Life Insurance Company, and Guardian Life Insurance Company.