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Medicine: Maternity Hospital Stays #160345

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Passage in the New Jersey state senate of legislation on limited hospital stays for new mothers reported.

(New York: Jackie Judd) The controversy over the trend of insurance companies mandating that mothers and their newborns leave the hospital very soon after birth examined; details given of the problems with these so-called "drive-thru deliveries." [Mothers Yvette JOSEPH, Maternity Center Association Dr. Ruth LUBIC - criticize the hospital policy.] [New Jersey HMO association Dale FLORIO - defends cost effectiveness.] Dartmouth medical center study on the dangers of early release cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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