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Med.: Health Insurance / State Plans #323855

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 25, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Rochester, New York: Susan Spencer) Health insurance crisis in United States and state- sponsored plans attempting to provide health care for low-income residents featured. [Carpenter Larry TOLUMBO - says he can't afford health insurance] No. of uninsured Americans given. [WOMAN - says she can't afford health insurance] [Representative Jim McDERMOTT - criticizes health care system.] Unpaid hospital bills discussed. In Rochester, Blue Cross Ins. program called Valuemed examined. [TOLUMBO - says plan is affordable.] States that require small bus. to provide health care plans noted; WA's program featured. [WA music conductor Bill Yeats' wife Kathy YEATS - comment on health plan.] Plan noted still experimental.

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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