Frequently Asked Questions: Sahara Care Medical Tourism(FAQs)

Define Medical Tourism?
Medical tourism is the process of traveling overseas to a specific place for medical treatment. Canadians and Europeans are traveling outside their places for obtaining medical procedures in nil waiting period .Medical Tourism is offering the opportunity to avail eminence medical treatment with tour package at more affordable costs.

What services are incorporated in package?
You will get pick up from the airport, accommodation at 4 or 5 star hotels, pick and drop facility from doctor's appointment and hospital, medical treatment with latest equipment, travel reservations, rejuvenation trip and much more under your treatment package.

Why do I consider India for medical treatment?
India is having world’s best hospital with qualified and experienced doctors. The costs of medical treatments in India are approximately 1/5th to 1/10th of costs in the west. The cost differences, vacation in exotic country, luxury living, nil waiting time for treatment are the main reasons for considering India for medical treatment. In west, the money which you spent in your treatment is more than the whole medical package of India.

Is it true that India is a better place than abroad to get medical treatment?
Yes, Patients from 50 countries across the world are presently coming to India for their medical treatment.

What is the typical cost difference of medical procedures abroad?

Causes of Emergence of India as a favorite health care destination are as follows:
• India is having a number of skilled doctors. Some of them are foreign return.
• Medical care cost in India is very less as compared to western countries.
• In India, no need to wait more for doctor’s appointment or medical treatment.
• Get exciting rejuvenation vacation by visiting India

Can you please describe the cost difference of medical procedures in India and abroad?
The price is varying according to the medical procedure you select. Cost is varying from 1/5th to 1/10th of costs in western countries for most of the medical treatment. You can purchase any thing of your choice with the significant cost reduction in your medical treatment.

Describe the reason for significant cheaper medical treatment in India?
Many countries have world-renowned health care system in terms of quality and technology, but have not adopted the legal system completely as in the western countries. For e. g Doctors in the US are required to pay medical malpractice insurance that usually cost over $100,000 annually. Foreign doctors are required to pay medical malpractice insurance as well, but their costs are as low as $4000 annually. In addition to this insurance, certain economies are at different stages of development than the US. This absolutely does not meanment with latest equipment, travel reservations, rejuvenation trip and much more under your treatment package.

Why do I consider India for medical treatment?
India is having world’s best hospital with qualified and experienced doctors. The costs of medical treatments in India are approximately 1/5th to 1/10th of costs in the west. The cost differences, vacation in exotic country, luxury living, nil waiting time for treatment are the main reasons for considering India for medical treatment. In west, the money which you spent in your treatment is more than the whole medical package of India.

Is it true that India is a better place than abroad to get medical treatment?
Yes, Patients from 50 countries across the world are presently coming to India for their medical treatment.

What is the typical cost difference of medical procedures abroad?

Causes of Emergence of India as a favorite health care destination are as follows: that their healthcare technologies and institutions are behind the US. In fact, most of the private hospitals in India use exactly the same machines and instruments as the most advanced hospitals in the west.

I don't know anyone in India. Then how am I to cope with travel, stay and surgery in India?
Sahara Care will arrange for you a comprehensive package for healthcare including your travel & stay arrangements in India.
You will be in the hospital until you are mobile post surgery. Your hospital stay may vary depending upon the treatment you undergo. While in Hospital the nursing staff will take good care of you.
Post Treatment Sahara Care can arrange for package which will help you in recuperating.


Do I have to pay any fees or commissions for your services?

We do not charge any fees or commissions from people who want to use the services of our healthcare partners.

Describe the costs and surgeries offered by your partner hospitals?
List is attached that represents the cost of treatment which excludes the cost of medicine & consumables etc according to the condition of patient.

Are you charging any fees or commissions for your services?
No, we are not charging any fees or commissions from the people who want to take the service from our healthcare associates.

Should I trust the quality of Indian doctors?
India is having the hub of well skilled doctors. Most of them came back to India to work here after showing their efficiency in the US and UK. The level of other doctors working in India is also of very sophisticated quality. If you want, we will provide you resumes, phone conversations or video conferences for your satisfaction. If you still have some doubt, then we will do our level best to provide you with the information about the doctors required to you.

What is the procedure of paying costs of surgery?
You can directly pay the costs to the hospital for your surgical treatment so that your money is directly paid to the service provider no to any mediator.

How can I consult with a doctor in India?
We will make easy for you the initial consultation between you and doctor. As part of our service, we will help facilitate the initial consultation between you and the doctor. Additional correspondence before traveling can be conducted via phone, email, and/or video-conference, if desired.

Are the hospitals safe and sound?
We are having collaboration with Apollo Hospitals, the leading healthcare group in Asia. Apollo Hospitals is the most sophisticated and most trustable group of hospitals having more than 6400 beds in 32 hospitals, having series of nursing and hospital management colleges, having pharmacies and diagnostic clinics that provide a safety network across Asia. Apollo Hospitals is the matchless success rates by offering best medical treatment with latest technology to beat the west.

Apollo Hospital located in Delhi is the first hospital in India to get a JCI certification, the gold standard for US and European Hospitals.

Why do we opt for India as medical tourism destinations?
Main factors for considering India are mentioned below:
• India is having most experienced and highest quality in the global medical tourism segment.
• In India, Vast resources are used very sophistically for building up the medical tourism infrastructure.
• India is having most advanced transpn of patient.

Are you charging any fees or commissions for your services?
No, we are not charging any fees or commissions from the people who want to take the service from our healthcare associates.

Should I trust the quality of Indian doctors?
India is having the hub of well skilled doctors. Most of them came back to India to work here after showing their efficiency in the US and UK. The level of other doctors working in India is also of very sophisticated quality. If you want, we will provide you resumes, phone conversations or video conferences for your satisfaction. If you still have some doubt, then we will do our level best to provide you with the information about the doctors required to you.

What is the procedure of paying costs of surgery?
You can directly pay the costs to the hospital for your surgical treatment so that your money is directly paid to the service provider no to any mediator.

How can I consult with a doctor in India?
ortation and communications systems.
India is having world class doctors, quality health care standards with latest surgical technology.

What should I do if I am unable to find the procedure of my interest in your website?
If you are interested for a certain procedure that is not programmed on our website, please keep in touch with us so that we may help you in your search. We are having wide range of medical procedures from the least persistent to most advanced as per your requirement.

Is it safe to travel abroad/so far after undergoing a surgical treatment in India?
Your returning journey will be fully dependent on the surgical treatment you select. We will notify you about the recovery time required after you select the procedure and destination for your medical treatment. After your recovery, you will return to your home town.

What is the initial procedure of getting treatment through Sahara Care House?
You could send us mail regarding all your symptoms, analysis, your doctor’s diagnosis about your disease. Our team of professional doctors will analyze your symptoms and informationn of patient.

Are you charging any fees or commissions for your services?
No, we are not charging any fees or commissions from the people who want to take the service from our healthcare associates.

Should I trust the quality of Indian doctors?
India is having the hub of well skilled doctors. Most of them came back to India to work here after showing their efficiency in the US and UK. The level of other doctors working in India is also of very sophisticated quality. If you want, we will provide you resumes, phone conversations or video conferences for your satisfaction. If you still have some doubt, then we will do our level best to provide you with the information about the doctors required to you.

What is the procedure of paying costs of surgery?
You can directly pay the costs to the hospital for your surgical treatment so that your money is directly paid to the service provider no to any mediator.

How can I consult with a doctor in India?
which you have given and revert back to you through email having proper guidance and suggestion. If there is a need of surgical treatment, you have to send us all the clinical details and we will revert back to you regarding your surgical treatment package that contains details of surgery, no of days stay and cost of whole package.

Who will be taking care of me after the surgical operation is complete?
Your hospital stay depends upon the surgical treatment you undergone. You will be in the hospital until you are fully recovered. Your hospital stay may vary depending on the surgical treatment you undergo. During your hospital stay, attendants of hospital look after you very carefully.

How do I proceed further for getting my surgical treatment in India?
Do the needful process step by step .Steps are as follows:

1. Step - Submit your name, postal address, contact phone numbers and e-mail address on our website or through a questionnaire with your initial surgical enquiry.

2. Step – After that, complete the Medical Quote Request Form sent by us through email. This Medical Quote Request Form includes every information that includes your n of patient.

Are you charging any fees or commissions for your services?
No, we are not charging any fees or commissions from the people who want to take the service from our healthcare associates.

Should I trust the quality of Indian doctors?
India is having the hub of well skilled doctors. Most of them came back to India to work here after showing their efficiency in the US and UK. The level of other doctors working in India is also of very sophisticated quality. If you want, we will provide you resumes, phone conversations or video conferences for your satisfaction. If you still have some doubt, then we will do our level best to provide you with the information about the doctors required to you.

What is the procedure of paying costs of surgery?
You can directly pay the costs to the hospital for your surgical treatment so that your money is directly paid to the service provider no to any mediator.

How can I consult with a doctor in India?
current disease, various diagnosis reports, medical reports like CT Scan, MRI Scan, X-rays; your personal doctor’s suggestion and other medical related information. After getting all the information of patient regarding past or current medical history, our specialist doctors solve your query with full details.

3. Step – Kindly send scanned copy of your entire medical and diagnosis reports if all of these are required further for our specialist second opinion. You can use postal address, postal mail, telefax or courier to send CD’s or Xerox copies of all reports.

4. Step – You will receive full information regarding your medical treatment package from our medical consultants that includes medical treatment cost, your time duration of stay that covers your pre-operative and post operative and lots more based on your medical treatment in India.

5. Step - You will receive full details about your treating hospital with the information of doctors and respective department of that particular hospital where your medical treatment is suggested along with the cost of stay where you wants to stay like hotel, guest house or service apartment.

6. Step – Get permission from your local doctor to fly down to India. Kindly inform us about your doctor’s permission and your travel plan.

7. Step – Sign the required documents like pre-registration agreement, permission bond with the hospital in India for your medical treatment

8. Step – Make the full payment to the hospital directly to book doctor’s appointment, ward category and other facilities.

9. Step – We will send you mail which contains the details of your date of medical treatment.

10. Step - Proceed further for India X Visa which is given in special medical emergencies case. For speedy India Visa Clearance, carry confirm appointment papers having booking with your Indian medical specialist /hospitals etc given by us.

11. Step - Book tickets through Sahara Care to fly to India .Give us information about the arrivals and departure timings of flights and flight number along with any additional information.

12. Step – Our representative receive you after your arrival to India. We will completely take care of your orientation of your treatment city and your accommodation to make you comfortable.

13. Step – Meet the doctor, hospital where you will endure for your treatment and proceed further for your medical surgery.

14. Step – After the completion of your treatment/discharge from the hospital with final bill payment of medical treatment, accommodation /after full clearance of all your payments, either return back to your home or enjoy rejuvenation holidays in India.

15. Step – Kindly carry prescriptions given by doctors to your home. If necessary, kindly keep post-treatment follow –up with doctor through email.