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Malpractice Insurance / Dr. Slowdown / California #242315

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 01, 1976
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(Studio) New malpractice insurance rates go into effect in California.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(S. California) Only emergency patients accepted at most South California hospitals. Doctors protesting 486% hike. United Physicians of California says 1/2 of organization's mbrs. will only treat emergency cases. [U.P. of California, Dr. Michael FREILICH - concerned with regard to future ability of doctor to provide quality care. Many doctors leaving California and others not coming in. ] Hospitals planned for slowdown. Doctors and state representatives to discuss alts.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard

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