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Med. Costs / Incr. #200854

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1969
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(Studio) President American Hospital Association predicts med costs to increase by 44% over next 4 years Dr. George Graham says average I-day hospitalization costs $67.59. Predicted to be $98.37 by 1973. Chart of increases from 19691973 shown. Incr. blamed on Medicare, higher costs, salaries, and inflation. Top health representative Dr. Roger Egeberg foresees National Health Ins. for all in coming decade.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:40

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