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2 Index I.- Introduction The Best Option Key Industry Indicators in Mexico Spectrum of Health Care Services 4 5 The Best Option Mexico is the choice for American and Canadian patients to receive high-quality health services outside their own countries. The main competitive advantages of the Mexican health services export industry are: state-of-the-art infrastructure, broad base of specialized human capital, wide variety of procedures and treatments, competitive prices, geographic location and cultural affinity, among others. Introduction Health Tourism in Mexico Main Medical Tourism Destinations II.- Infrastructure in Mexico Medical Tourism Associations 8 What you can get from Mexico 9 III.- Human Capital Specialists in Mexico 10 Mexico: A Country of Specialists 11 Health Sciences Graduates IV.- NAFTA Partners Medical Tourism in Mexico: A Choice for the United States 12 Mexico-US Cost Comparison (USD) 14 Nobody has to wait 15

3 Key industry indicators in Mexico In 201 the Mexican medical tourism industry is forecast to have a value of 2,847 md CAGR % High quality healthcare services cost a lot less in Mexico than in the US Potential savings 6% to 89% Certified Hospitals CSG (similar to JCI): 115 Certified Hospitals JCI: 10 States: Nuevo León, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Quintana Roo, Yucatán, among others. Spectrum of Health Care Services Wellness Tourism Gyms / Fitness Centers Beauty Clinics Spiritual Retreats Day Spas Yoga Retreats Adult Health Care Resort Spas Eco-spas Thermal Baths Main medical specialties: cardiology, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, fertility and reproductive health, oncology, orthopedics, dentistry, spinal surgery and bariatric surgery. Standardized generic experiences Medical Spas Integrative Health Centers Cosmetic Surgery Clinics Authentic location based experiences Thalassotherapy Spas Dental Clinics Mexico offers... Medical Tourism: Surgical, drug treatments, ambulatory care (dental, ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery)....to improve your quality of life Mexican Traditional Medicine Centers Hospitals / Clinics Medical Tourism Wellness Tourism: Spas, lifestyle change programs, spiritual retreats and assisted living for elderly people, among others. 4 Lifestyle Retreats Source: Global Spa Summit

4 Health Tourism in Mexico value (Million USD) Main Medical Tourism Destinations , ,514,02,084 2,847 2,588 2,47 1,81 1,822 1,800 1,907 1,21 1,69 1,420 1,471 1,265 1,06 1,101 1,16 1,122 1,204 Mexico welcomed more than 1 million foreign patients during 2012, many of whom were from California, Texas, Arizona, New York, Illinois among other states. It also received patients from Canada and other countries. Thailand Mexico United States Singapore India ,000 1,200 Brazil Turkey Taiwan Thousand patients Medical Tourism Wellness Tourism ,100 1,00 Source: Euromonitor. Source: Patients beyond borders. 6 7

5 Infrastructure in Mexico Medical Tourism Associations Baja California Sonora Chihuahua Jalisco Nuevo León Guanajuato Tamaulipas United States of America Quintana Roo What you can get from Mexico 122 hospitals have been certified by the General Health Council of Mexico, of which 115 are certified in compliance with international standards. Federal entities Mexico City Estado de México Nuevo León Jalisco Puebla Chihuahua Veracruz Baja California Guanajuato Coahuila Sonora Tabasco Rest of the country Total Hospitals certified in compliance with international standards Source: Mexico Tourism Board. Source: Mexico Tourism Board. 8 9

6 Human Capital Specialists in Mexico (only private industry) 9,676 Obstetricians and gynecologists 16.7% 8,85 Surgeons 14.5% 8,15 Anesthesiologists 14.4% Mexico: A Country of Specialists The ratio of specialists to general practitioners in Mexico is 6.4% above average for OECD countries (57.7%). In 2011, there were around 72,000 people working as medical staff and about 86,000 as non-medical employees (treatment assistants, paramedics and administrative personnel) in private establishments. Health Sciences Graduates Federal entity Bachelor s Technicians 7,591 Pediatricians 1.1% 4,20 Internists 7.5% 19,578 Other specialists.8% Jalisco Estado de México Sinaloa Nuevo León Veracruz Mexico City Puebla Tamaulipas Others Total in Mexico,819 2,602 1,428 1,804 1,18 6,50 2,211 1,220 14,519 5, , Source: INEGI, Source: ANUIES. 11

7 Nafta Partners Medical Tourism in Mexico: A Choice for the United States According to estimates, the US population in 2012 reached 1.9 million people, of which approximately 2.7% are under 18 and 1.% are 65 and over. It is interesting to note that 16.7% of the population is of Latin origin. In the US the leading insurance companies have policies that enable their customers to receive medical treatment abroad. The United States expenditure on health accounts for 40% of the global health spending, reaching 2,579 billion dollars in US 40% Global health spending 2010 Canada and Mexico 4% Middle East, Africa 4% US health spending 2009 Public health activities % Other insurance 4% Investments 6% Private insurance 2% Other programs 8% South America 5% Out-of-pocket spending 12% Europe 29% Asia-Pacific 18% Medicare 20% Medicaid 15% 12 Source: Emergo Group. Source: US Census Bureau. 1

8 Mexico-US Cost Comparison (USD) Nobody has to wait Medical procedure Heart bypass Angioplasty Heart valve replacement Hip replacement Hip resurfacing Knee replacement Spinal surgery Dental implants Breast implants Rhinoplasty Facelift Gastric band Gastric sleeve Gastric bypass Liposuction Tummy tuck Bilateral laser eye surgery Retina IVF Hysterectomy US $144,000 $57,000 $170,000 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $100,000 $2,800 $10,000 $8,000 $15,000 $0,000 $28,700 $2,972 $9,000 $9,750 $4,400 N/A N/A $15,000 Mexico $27,000 $12,500 $18,000 $1,000 $15,000 $12,000 $12,000 $1,800 $,500 $,500 $4,900 $6,500 $9,995 $10,950 $2,800 $4,025 $1,995 $,500 $,950 $5,800 Savings 81% 78% 89% 74% 70% 76% 88% 6% 65% 56% 67% 78% 65% 67% 69% 59% 55% % Canada is among the countries with the longest waiting lists for medical consultations.* % of surveyed people waited for more than six days to see a doctor or nurse. 41% of surveyed people reported waiting for two months or more to see a specialist. 25% of patients reported waiting for four months or more for elective surgery. Age Annual spending on health for people 65 and over (Canada, 2010)** and older Annual spending in dollars $6,22 $8,721 $12,050 $20,11 14 Source: Medical Tourism. * Source: The Commonwealth Fund 2010, International Health Policy Survey in Eleven Countries. **Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). 15

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