• Kyodo


Plans are underway to help hospitals and other medical institutions avoid payment and other problems related to tourists, including unpaid bills, government sources said Thursday.

With Japan’s tourism boom unabated, the government will soon launch a working group to discuss the matter and draft a set of measures by May.

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