CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 05, 1985
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(Studio) Rise in medical costs last year noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(San Francisco, California) Death of stabbing victim Eugene Barnes after inability to get medical help due to lack of health insurance examined. [Mary GOREE - recalls hospital's explanation of son's condition.] [Carol FRAZIER - thinks bro would have received treatment had he had medical insurance, according to physicians.] [County supervisor Nancy C. FAHDEN - orders investigation.] [Hospital Council of South California spokesperson Anthony ABBATE - feels quality medical care for all is no longer the trend.] [Med. ethicist Albert JONSEN - cites lack of compassion by society in health care.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen
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