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Medicare / Proposals / Means Test #174188

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 11, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Congressional hearings on reforming Medicare, which provides health care for older Americans, featured; details given of the House vote on raising the age for Medicare eligibility and the revised position of President Clinton on "means testing," the charging more to higher-income elderly. [White House Chief of Staff Erskine BOWLES, Senator Richard BRYAN - comment on aspects of Medicare legislation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Aaron Brown) A closer look at the politics of Medicare presented; findings of an ABC News poll on seniors support for a means test. [American Association of Retired People John ROTHER, Concord Coalition Richard JACKSON - offer views on seniors and income eligibility.]

Brown, Aaron;
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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