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Med.: HMOs #320008

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 28, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Analysis of Health Maintenance Orgs. (HMOs) featured. [Hennepin Cnty. Medical Society spokesperson Tom HOBAN - says HMOs are in chaos.] [United Health Care spokesperson Dr. Paul RESNICK - calls HMOs successful.] Impact of HMOs on Minneapolis, Minnesota, described; failure of HMOs Honeywell, Incorporated, and Control Data Corporation detailed. [Control Data Corp.'s Byron JOHNSON - discusses problems with HMO.] Fin. problems in HMOs noted. [Group Health, Incorporated, president George HALVORSON -says more cash must come into system.] Impact of aged persons on HMOs noted. [RESNICK - says it's a balancing act.] [HMO industry analyst Dr. Paul ELLWOOD - says companies are saying they can do job as well as HMOs can.] Response to alternative options to HMOs noted. [Control Data Corporation employment Mary BARDISCH - feels she should be able to choose own doctor] Problem of rising health care costs reiterated.

Spencer, Susan

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