ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1973
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(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare secretary Caspar Weinberger says President to send national health insurance bill to Congress next month Plan outlined. Health medical organization in many communities; designed to keep medical costs down.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Seattle, WA) 11-member board runs 7 medical clinics and large hospital in Seattle; no member is physician. Group health cooperative explained. [Dr. Constance McDONALD - believes she performs better, knowing all families pay set amount for medical problems during 1 year] Most private doctors respect group health as worthy competitor. [Dr. Alvin THOMPSON - fears government takeover of group health cooperative.]
REPORTER: Brook Stanford (KOMO-TV)
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