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(Studio: Connie Chung) An experimental plan to change the way health care is provided to the poor featured; scenes shown from Brooklyn, NYC, where welfare recipients are required to take part in a managed care system based on using a family doctor instead of hospital emergency rooms. [Medicaid managed care director Florence FRUCHER - promotes the savings from preventive medicine.] [Patient Melissa PEREZ, Turnissa CREIGHTON - favor plan.] [Kings County Hospital Dr. Thomas SCALEA - says patients may be reluctant to give up going to hospitals.] [New York child health project Judy WESSLER - comments.]
- Chung, Connie
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