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The Health Care Debate (Congress / Government Workers' Benefits) (Part III) #155056

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The political developments in the health care debate updated; scenes shown of a demonstration by the disabled that turned nasty. [Hillary CLINTON - says Americans deserve guaranteed health coverage.] [Senators Bob DOLE, Robert BYRD - offer cautionary views on health care.] Plans to be proposed by Senator George Mitchell and by Senators John Breaux and Joseph Lieberman outlined. [BREAUX - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) The health care coverage for those in Congress and government service who are covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program examined; statistics, the scope of coverage and the cost of this kind of managed care cited and detailed. [Representative Rod GRAMS, two federal WORKERS, Kaiser Family Foundation Dr. Mark SMITH, OMB director Alice RIVLIN - comment on the health insurance coverage for government employees.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Recent study findings that the United States spends more than other industrialized nations, but gets less, examined; statistics cited.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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