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Arizona / Hospital Costs #294128

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Phoenix, Arizona) Controversy over Arizona propositions imposing price controls on state's hospitals examined. [Jeannette VEATCH - feels exorbitant medical costs are obscene.] Bus. community's role in writing these proposals explained, discussed. [Bus. spokesperson Mary Ann JOLLY - accuses hospitals of using lies and deceptive advertising.] [Hospital spokesperson Bob NELSON - doesn't think hospitals are lying, just not telling the truth.] television commercials of each side shown, discussed. Fin. support of proposition campaign by state's major corps. as well as small business owners such as Bob Croitzer noted. [CROITZER - fears inability to provide adequate medical insurance for employees if costs continue rising.]
REPORTER: Jane Bryant Quinn

Quinn, Jane Bryant;
Rather, Dan

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