NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 25, 1978
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(Studio) Plight of Charles Lawson of San Antonio, Texas, reported Cutoff of Medicaid payments noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(San Antonio, Texas) Lawson reported losing Medicaid payments because he is too active in helping other nursing home patients. State authorities said to feel Lawson does not need nursing home care. [Willie Mae COKER - describes Lawson's helpfulness.] [LAWSON - notes his own helplessness.) Donation of funds for 1 month rent for Lawson by other patients reported [Texas health department Andy ANDERSON - explains action of department) Taxpayer aspect of case noted. [LAWSON - talks with Coker.] Report summarized.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson
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