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Employment: Group Insurance / AIDS, Discrimination #331902

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Columbus: Erin Moriarty) Insurance companies' "black listing" of professions from group health plans examined; details given of insurance agents' reasons for denying coverage, scenes shown from hair salon in Columbus, Ohio. [Salon manager Jackie FOX - says her salon is on a black list.]"" Types of occupations that insurance agencies refuse to insure listed and their link to AIDS noted. [Gay Men's Health Crisis legal director David HANSELL - says insurance companies are refusing these professions because of perceived AIDS risks.] [Florist Kathy SHIPLETT - comments on situation.] [Health Insurance Association of America's Robert WATSON - defends association's black list.] [In shadows, insurance AGENT - says the AIDS consideration is what companies base black lists upon.]

Reporter(s):
Moriarty, Erin;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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