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Though health insurance has undergone a major operation thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, much about the country’s health care operation has remained the same. Even before PPACA, some benefits brokers and agents — in an effort to put more cost-saving choices in front of their clients — began to show them medical tourism options.

Medical tourism, which refers to a patient that travels out of state or abroad for health care or a patient that travels to the United States seeking the same, made serious dollars and sense in some cases.

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