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American Agenda (Medicine: Medicaid) #134937

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 28, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Problems with Medicaid, which ostensibly provides health care for the poor, examined. [Dr. John Herbert NILES - explains why he no longer treats Medicaid patients.] [Medicaid patient Vernetta NEAL - talks about searching for a doctor.] Impact on medical care of states' cutbacks of Medicaid payments to doctors noted. [Health Care Financing Administration Gail WILENSKY, Dr. Laheenie GILLIAM, PATIENT - comment on the problems.] The cost factor analyzed. [New Jersey Medicaid Alan WHEELER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's look at a "managed care" program previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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