Illegal brokers and dealers may be active in the field of medical tourism in the form of natural or juridical persons.
These people do not have the required expertise and competence to work in this field and medical travel chain, and often seek short-term economic objectives.
They often provide services without identity based on an unnatural cycle of health tourism services.
They do not care about the patient’s concerns and issues, and more important for them is the commission they receive.
Often, low-level doctors and health centers work with these people.
Especially at the entry points of destinations, such as train stations, borders, airports, etc., these dealers use tricks to approach foreign patients and in most cases present themselves as medical advisers.
They, with the presentation of misleading information, cause confusion and extensive medical problems as well as degradation of reputation and credibility of the health system and doctors in the country.
They usually lead the patients to unauthorized places and disqualified people in a specific profession.
And the patient’s cost is much higher than the actual medical treatment cost and this can also bring irreparable damage to the image of international patients of Iran as a tourist destination.
In the case of medical problems, these brokers often hide for a while and there have been a lot of legal complaints against these people.
The process to file a complaint against an illegal broker or dealer: