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Latin America: top medical tourism destinations 2020, by index score

Costa Rica was the top destination for medical tourism in Latin America in 2020, with a 71.73 score on the Medical Tourism Index (MTI). The Dominican Republic ranked second, rating 66.32 points based on the destination environment, its medical tourism industry, and the quality of healthcare facilities and services. Argentina was third that year, with a MTI score of 66.26.

Leading destinations for medical tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2020, by index score

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* The Medical Tourism Index (MIT) ranks American perceptions of international healthcare destinations based on criteria across three primary dimensions, including destination attractiveness, safety, and quality of care.
Further information about the MTI can be found here.

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