Healthcare availability and affordability in Mexico is quite good for expats. There is at least one first-rate hospital in every medium to large city across Mexico. So, whether you are planning to settle in Puerto Vallarta or San Carlos Sonora, you can avail quality healthcare services in almost all cities. Cost of care is another big plus in Mexico. From the cost of medical services to the rate of prescription drugs, healthcare in Mexico is easy on the pocket for expats.
Private Health System for Expats
For expats, private healthcare system in Mexico is the best because private clinics and hospitals are well-equipped and have English speaking staff and doctors. Doctors in private hospitals have more time for their patients and some even make house calls at a reasonable rate.
Many people from USA and Canada travel to Mexico for surgery due to affordability and high standards of care. Compared to the USA, treatment cost in Mexico is approximately 50-80% less. Some of the services for which foreigners come to Mexico are: dentistry, ocular surgery, cosmetic surgery, orthopedic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.