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    Malaysia Is Becoming the New Medical Tourism Hotspot

    For some, it’s the last option on the (operating) table. Travelers are converging on this Southeast Asian nation — which has attracted English-speaking doctors with its bargain-basement property prices — to get life-saving and life-improving operations for a fraction of the price … with flights included. While international law could make malpractice suits difficult to navigate, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health is working hard to encourage medical tourists, keeping hospitals’ infrastructure up-to-date and awaiting the day when more health insurance plans cover international procedures.

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