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  1. Passport to Cheaper Health Care? - Good Housekeeping

    Good Housekeeping finds out if "medical tourism" is a brilliant solution -- or a ... One call she made was to Rudy Rupak, founder of Planet Hospital. ...
  2. Surrogate from India, Egg Donor from Italy, Parents from Wherever

    Babble (blog) - Robin Aronson - Dec 13, 2010
    Companies like one called PlanetHospital put together packages for couples who wish to become parents using donor eggs and/or donor sperm from one part of ...

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  3. Adventures in Medical Travel - Kiplinger

    From Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, September 2007 ... When Rudy Rupak founded PlanetHospital in 2002, a Google search for medical tourism generated ... - Cached - Similar
  4. Surgery and sightseeing, in one trip - Los Angeles Times

    Oct 21, 2007 ... As the president and co-founder of PlanetHospital, he helps Americans get medical ... At PlanetHospital he has 30 employees in 13 countries. ... - Cached - Similar

    Wall Street Journal - Tamara Audi - Arlene Chang - Dec 10, 2010
    They turn to PlanetHospital and a handful of other companies. ... PlanetHospital's services run from $32000 to around $68000, versus up to $200000 for a US ...
  6. Brunei medical tourism lures US firm

    AsiaOne - Jan 14, 2010
    By Bahrum Ali BRUNEI has the potential to be a destination for patients from US medical tourism agency Planet Hospital, which connects clients to hospitals ...
    US medical tourism agency eyes Brunei |... - Monsters and
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  7. Planet Hospital promotes medical tourism - Aug 11, 2006
    A California couple is matching up US residents willing to travel abroad with overseas hospitals offering top care at bargain basement prices. ...
    Record-Journal : Americans go overseas... - Record-Journal ($2.95)
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  8. Developments in Korean medical tourism

    IMTJ - Nov 8, 2010
    Planet Hospital, one of the pioneering medical tourism agencies in the US, ... Rudy Rupak of Planet Hospital says, "We would like there to be a lot more. ...
    1. Business - US medical outsourcing firm to tap Philippine... - Nov 21, 2007
      By Ronnel Domingo MANILA, Philippines--PlanetHospital, ... Established in 2002 and incorporated in 2005, PlanetHospital offers 13 destinations to clients, ...
    2. Asia Times Online :: Southeast Asia news and business from...

      Asia Times Online - Mar 30, 2010
      Planet Hospital's Rupak said insurers should narrow their focus to help ... Planet Hospital plans to launch in May an insurance plan called Diaspora. ...
    3. Is Korea ready for medical tourism?

      Korea Times - Jul 15, 2010
      Planet Hospital is considered a pioneer in medical tourism since it was established in ... To date, Planet Hospital has brought 18 patients to Korea but ...
    4. One way to cut health care costs? Outsource surgeries -...

      CNNMoney - Aug 11, 2010
      California-based medical travel facilitator PlanetHospital has specialized in ... In 2009, PlanetHospital added eight self-funded companies as clients. ...
      Operation vacation: More insurers are... - New York Daily News
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    5. Arizona Daily Star, The : Americans going overseas for...

      $2.95 - Arizona Daily Star - Oct 21, 2006
      ABC's "Nightline" program Thursday reported about PlanetHospital, an online medical-tourism firm that works like a concierge service. ...
    6. Hip surgery in India? Insurance may pay - Health - Health... - Jun 30, 2008
      Because her surgeries would have totaled $50000 to $75000 back home, she contracted with Planet Hospital, a California-based medical tourism service, ...
    7. Maine Sunday Telegram : Patients look abroad for surgery...

      $2.00 - Portland Press Herald - Apr 27, 2008
      She searched online for a better deal and found it just south of the California border in Mexico through a medical tourism company called Planet Hospital. ...
      Hannaford offers overseas surgery... - Boston Globe
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    8. Overseas Surgery a Clamp on Costs; Some US workers get...

      Los Angeles Times - Jul 30, 2006
      ... PlanetHospital, hopes to create a health insurance plan that covers primary care in the US but major procedures in foreign hospitals. ...
    9. Foreign couples turn to India for surrogate mothers - The...

      New York Times - Mar 4, 2008
      Rudy Rupak, co-founder and president of PlanetHospital, a US medical tourism agency, said he expects to send at least 100 couples to India this year for ...
    10. Cheap SE Asia property lures Japanese retirees - Oneindia...

      Oneindia - Dec 27, 2006
      ... and Singapore is US 12000 dollar, according to medical tourism firm Planet Hospital. In Japan, costs for the procedure can mount to US 17000 dollar. ...
    1. Sometimes, Sightseeing Is a Look at Your X-Rays - New York...

      New York Times - May 20, 2007
      PlanetHospital, based in New York, focuses on trips to ...
    2. High level of interest at medical tourism first | Al Bawaba

      Al-Bawaba - Nov 17, 2008
      PlanetHospital, a California-based leader in medical tourism used the event as a platform to announce the official opening of its Jeddah Saudi Arabia office ...
    3. Medical Tourism: The Insurance Debate - BusinessWeek

      BusinessWeek - Nov 9, 2008
      And more insurers are in talks with medical tourism companies, attests Rudy Rupak, founder of the medical travel agency Planet Hospital. ...
    4. Medical Tourism: Getting Healthcare Overseas to Save Money...

      American Consumer News - Sep 17, 2007
      Companies such as Medical Tours International and Planet Hospital can handle all of the arrangements for you. Just be sure that the hospital has carefully ...
    5. Medical Tourism in Asia Asharq Alawsat Newspaper (English)

      اÙ„شرÙ‚ اÙ„اÙˆسط - Sep 23, 2010
      US Planet Hospital, which arranges medical trips to eight foreign countries, stated that it receives more than 4000 inquiries per month. ...
    6. Going the distance for health savings: having some nonurgent...

      HRMagazine - Mar 1, 2007
      A plan offered by PlanetHospital, a medical travel provider based in Calabasas, Calif., enables US doctors to accompany their patients who go overseas for ...

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