Search the Archive

American Agenda (Medicine: Prescription Drugs) #125355

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1990
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Refusal of drug companies to give price break to Medicaid patients examined; cost case studies cited. [Florida Medicaid administrator Gary CLARK - says we deserve a discount.] Issue of overcharging by drug company noted. [Florida Medicaid Jerry WELLS, Senator David PRYOR - talk about price gouging by pharmaceutical companies.] [Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Gerald MOSSINGHOFF - explains why rebates are finally being given.] [CLARK - says private companies have no social concern.] [Health Care Financing Administration Gail WILENSKY - says prices could be imposed on drug companies.] Moves by Congress to regulate drug prices cited. [PRYOR - comments further.]

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.