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Changing Health Care (Part I) #175452

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Series on health care introduced; details given of the politics and economics of the changes in the American health care. [President CLINTON - calls for health insurance.] [Dr. Paul ELLWOOD, Harvard's Dr. Robert FLENDON - say managed care has taken over health care.] The contradictory picture of American public opinion on HMOs outlined.

(Fairfield, Connecticut: Rebecca Chase) The big business of health care and the way it is affecting patient care examined; one family's medical treatment cited as an example. [Fairfield, Connecticut, fire department worker and wife Bill and Suzanne KESSLER - talk about their HMO service and the bottom line of profit.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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