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Medicine / HMOs / Policy #184041

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) Announcement by UnitedHealth Group of a managed care policy change giving the doctors the last approval on patient treatment examined. [UnitedHealth Group Dr. Arhelle GEORGIOU - cites cost savings.] [Employee Benefit Research Institution Paul FRONSTIN - cites HMO competitiveness.] [Physicians for National Health Program Dr. Quentin YOUNG - comments on the decision.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Boston Tim Johnson) The significance of UnitedHealth's policy change and the problems with details about doctors' decision making discussed.

Reporter(s):
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:20

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