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Why Greece for Medical Tourism?

Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The country’s extraordinary attributes, history, culture, regular magnificence, a large number of islands, uncommon biodiversity, gentle environment, and Mediterranean gastronomy.

As surveyed by the Travel and Competitiveness Report, areas of strength for the country’s health travel market incorporate well-being and cleanliness.

Greece is considered a safe travel destination, and the beauty of the country’s landscape and plenty of sunshine, therapeutic natural springs, and unique Mediterranean cuisine make the country a choice spot for many medical travelers.

Hospital Accreditation in Greece

The Greek health care sector is highly regulated by the central government. There is extensive legislation controlling the activities of third-party payers and providers of services. Greece has also incorporated into national legislation the EU directives concerning professional qualifications of health personnel, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, and voluntary health insurance.

In addition, the health care cost is the lowest among the European Union countries. The Greek Health Care System is a mixed system, with various social insurance funds coexisting with the National Health System. Health care in Greece is provided through national health insurance, although private health care is also an option. Public health services are provided by the National Healthcare Service or ESY.