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Hospices #290533

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 25, 1983
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(Studio) House Committee on Aging's criticism of President Reagan's draft proposals for hospice program noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Basis of hospice philosophy and current status of system in United States described; possible impact of proposed Medicare plan for hospices on program examined. [Cabrini Hospice spokesperson Mary Cooke AHMED - would have to cut back on sick patients.] [Representatives Edward ROYBAL, Mary Rose OAKAR - note administration's proposal is econ. self-defeating.] [Jessee THORNTON, Ann ROSENFIELD - explain psychological benefits of hospice program.] Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler said declining to testify.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Schieffer, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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