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.
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