Vietnam upgrades premium healthcare to attract high-spending patients

Vietnam is planning premium healthcare upgrades to allure high-spending patients who spend billions of US dollars a year on overseas treatment.

The Ministry of Health is drafting a proposal to have the cost of premium hospital rooms in public hospitals go up 37 percent from VND2.5 million ($107) a day to VND4 million ($172). Industry insiders say Vietnamese go abroad because there is a lack of top notch treatment and facilities in the country. 

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