Recalibrating the legal risks of cross-border health care.

  • Nathan G Cortez
  • Published 2010 in Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics


Three patients leave the United States for surgery. The first is self-employed and has no health insurance. He needs life-prolonging heart surgery that would cost at least $50,000 in the United States. On the Internet, he finds a cardiac surgeon at a private hospital in New Delhi, India, who can perform the surgery for no more than $10,000.1 Terms and… (More)


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