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Medicine: Aetna vs. Doctors #177716

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 1998
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) The opposition of the American Medical Association to the proposed merger of Aetna and Prudential because too much power would be in the hands of a health care giant examined. [American Medical Association Dr. E. Ratcliffe ANDERSON - says it is anti-competitive and would decrease the quality of patient care.] Doctors' recent dissatisfaction with Aetna noted. [Aetna CEO Richard HUBER - denies the charges.] [Georgetown University School of Medicine professor Judy FEDER - outlines the positions of the insurance companies versus the doctors.]

Gibson, Charles;
Strait, George

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