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The Health Care Debate (Congress / Universal Coverage / The Uninsured) (Part II) #155036

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 26, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The status of health care reform in Congress reviewed; various bill suggestions outlined. [Senator George MITCHELL - says the children should be insured; explains how targets could be set up for the bill.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Universal health insurance coverage in Japan, France and Germany examined; per capita spending per patient cited.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The realities for uninsured Americans examined by looking at the faces of the uninsured; health care statistics cited. [Uninsured worker Dawn ANTONUCCI, Consumers Union Gail SHEARER - comment on aspects of the problem of being uninsured.] [Brandeis University professor Stuart ALTMAN - says universal coverage is possible.] How universal coverage would be paid for reviewed. [Harvard University professor Katherine SWARTZ - comments on coverage problems.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Tim Johnson) The cost of universal health care coverage and how it might be controlled discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim;
Judd, Jackie
Duration:
00:08:50

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