Medical tourism is gaining traction among Americans, and it can be a tool for brokers seeking to keep their self-funded clients’ health care costs down.

Brokers are tasked with finding ways employers can offer attractive benefit packages at a reasonable cost. Shifting to high-deductible health plans, dropping coverage for spouses and increasing voluntary offerings are a few ways employers are curbing health care costs. Flying abroad for certain procedures can help, too.

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