CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 1984
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(Studio) Implications for elderly of House-Senator conference committee 's decision on increase Medicare costs to patients and doctors reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Impact on the elderly of proposed cuts in Medicare funding examined. [Lee MORANO, Louisiana Medical Society spokesperson Dr. Don. PALMISANO - anticipate hardships on many, disaster for nation's medical care in general] Medical community's reaction to proposed freeze on physicians' fees noted. [American Med. Association spokesperson Dr. James SAMMONS - believes patients' rights will be interfered with.] [Florence ANDERSON - doesn't want to shop for doctor] Medicare's current fiscal problems described. [Representative Henson MOORE - defs. altering program.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter
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