Florida Sen. Aaron Bean Pushing to Grow State’s Medical Tourism Industry

By Michael Auslen

Medical tourism — traveling for specialized or lower-cost health care procedures — is a $100 billion a year industry globally. And state Sen. Aaron Bean wants Florida to have a bigger piece of it.

So Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is proposing a new program to more aggressively market Florida as a destination for health care…

Bean’s proposal, which does not currently have a sponsor in the Florida House, would build on work done by the Florida Chamber of Commerce to build Discover Florida Health, a marketing plan.

Click here to read the complete article on the Miami Herald’s Naked Politics Blog.

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