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
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