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  • Writer's pictureKRISHNENDU KUNDU

A First-of-its-kind Prepaid Card is being Introduced by Mastercard to Promote Medical Tourism in India

News Desk, News Nation 360 : To facilitate the first prepaid card for medical tourism, Mastercard and Eastern Bank PLC (EBL) in Bangladesh have partnered to make it easier for patients from that country to access healthcare in India. Together with hassle-free travel arrangements, complimentary airport transfers in India, and access to Mastercard Flight Delay Pass, which offers an improved airport experience, these offers are intended to improve cardholders' medical tourism journeys. Exclusive benefits are available with the new dual currency card, including a 10% reduction on in-patient hospital bills at more than 120 hospitals in Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, and other cities. In addition, it will give cardholders free eye and dental exams and a free tour of the city while they are in India. Speaking about the significance of the launch, Gautam Aggarwal, Division President, South Asia at Mastercard, stated that Mastercard's dedication to expediting domestic and international payments in the healthcare industry is reaffirmed by this partnership. It also emphasises the company's goal of using innovation to enable novel use cases, like those that combine travel and healthcare. In addition to fostering the expansion of medical tourism in India, this new card will offer Bangladeshi cardholders unparalleled convenience and security.

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