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Medicine: Medicaid #182280

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's announcement on emergency health care for Medicaid patients reported.

(Washington: John Martin) The Kaiser Family Foundation's Harvard University survey on consumers' views of HMOs examined; statistics cited. [Suing her HMO, Kathy KIGHT - says the HMOs put cost about care.] [Kaiser- Harvard program director Robert BLENDON - cites the fear the plan won't cover those really sick.] The image problem for the managed care industry noted; television ad shown. Congressional consideration of three versions of a patient's bill of rights noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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