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(Studio) Admin. reported changing Medicaid rules to allow states to tailor programs to their budget needs.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(No location given) Acute problems in Medicaid cuts faced by medical facilities discussed in detail; films shown. Libbie Convalescent Center in Richmond, Virginia, cited as example Effect of cuts on poor outlined on screen. [Virginia health commissioner Dr. James KENLEY - explains budget problems.] Robert E. Lee recalled. Virginia legislature noted taking advantage of change in rules. [Medicaid official Robert TREIBLEY - defends cuts.] Potential problems for handicapped residents of Virginia facility in Richmond discussed, shown. [Estelle NICHOLSON - voices fears.] Alternatives analyzed.
REPORTER: Willie Monroe
- Monroe, Willie;
- Savitch, Jessica
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