CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 10, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Louisville, Kentucky) No. Kentucky residents estimate never seeing physician due to cost of health care noted; Sadieville, Kentucky, cited as example [Frank GIVENS - notes severity of life here, inability to afford doctor] Kentucky's privately-run med. care program examined. [Program organization Brereton JONES - explains eligibility requirement of program.] No. physicians and private hospitals, incl. those operated by Humana Corporation - known for artificial heart implants - rejecting participation in program cited. [Humana, Incorporated spokesperson George ATKINS - believes society is responsible for indigent care, not volunteers.]
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant
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