Although we become more carefully during traveling than residential areas, we still are threatened by unexpected accidents. Because different local lifestyle and cultural conflicts cause accidents.
Especially in North America, there are developed and up-to-date medical facilities. Even with simple physical exams, patients must pay high medical bills. Hospitals and doctors, in particular, have strict liability regimes. Unless patients treated after the adequate and complete physical examination, they could be diagnosed and treated. Because of this, the cost of health care is 10 times the global average.
Purchasing a home country's travel insurance or destination country should consider whether hospitals or international medical care are covered in the Internet.