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Medicine: Health Care Costs / Insurance Fraud #332614

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report in "Journal of American Medical Association" on health care costs facing today's baby boomers when they reach advanced age detailed. Report introduced.

(Thousand Palms, California: Eric Engberg) White collar crime of fraud in health insurance field featured; case studies cited. [George and Mary URQUIDEZ - describe his injury and resulting insurance problems.] [California insurance department investigator James HARRINGTON - comments on problem.] How insurance scam works detailed. [Insurance agent Michael FRAMBERGER - says we were duped.] [Labor Department acting inspector general Raymond MARIA - says there is no regulation, so there is a license to steal.] [Texas insurance board Jo Ann HOWARD - talks about insurance fraud in her state.] [Victim Curtis SCHRADER - says he found out he was not covered.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Results of CBS News/"New York Times" poll on national health insurance outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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