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Carter / Hospital Cost Controls #48275

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 25, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter asks Congress to approve plan of price controls for hospitals.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Details with regard to rise in cost over years noted. Carter wants to hold costs to 9% increase per year Hospitals assns. say they'll fight it, but HEW Secretary Califano says good admins. can bring hospitals within limits. [CALIFANO - says there are many areas in which hospitals can save; calls hospital business part of monopoly, where there's no competition.] Details with regard to proposal noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:00

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