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Medical Tourism, and the Costs of Traveling for Care

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Medical Tourism, and the Costs of Traveling for Care

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Medical Tourism, and the Costs of Traveling for Care

Medical Tourism, and the Costs of Traveling for Care

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The need for affordable surgeries has some Americans boarding planes to exotic locations such as India, Malaysia and Panama. Guests who sought care overseas talk about the benefits and costs.

Guests:

Jeff Schult, author of Beauty from Afar

Patrick Marsek, managing director for MedRetreat

Helen Darling, president of the National Business Group on Health

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