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Medicaid / Nursing Homes / Part 1 #1132

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 30, 1968
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(Studio) AFLCIO charges Medicaid a get-rich-quick scheme for doctors., nursing homes, pharmacists. Nursing homes featured.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New York, New York) "Silent Night" sung by patients. "Average" nursing home portrayed. [Ethel BALLOU - interviewed.] Carewell Convalescent Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, featured. Faults of nursing homes listed. Advantages of new nursing homes noted. High costs noted. [President National Senior Citizens Council William HUTTON - notes high cost, inadequate care.] Yearning for real home by patients noted. [PATIENT - interviewed.] [PATIENT -interviewed.] [PATIENT - interviewed.] Nursing homes have long way to go.
REPORTER: Jim Burns

(Studio) Substandard nursing home to be featured tomorrow night.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Burns, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:05:20

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