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Focus (Health Care For The Poor: Shrinking Funds, Growing Needs) #582915

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 28, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jeff Madrick) Rising need for, and cost of, Medicaid examined; scenes shown of "funeral" for the health care system in Baton Rouge, LA. [New York Governor Mario CUOMO - talks about the state picking up Medicaid for New York City.] [New York health DIRECTOR, Representative Henry WAXMAN - talk about issue of cutting Medicaid costs.] Cost of Medicaid to the states outlined on screen; problems with the system cited. [Families, United States of America Phyllis TORDA, WAXMAN - comment.] Future of Medicaid and where the money will come from discussed.

Madrick, Jeff;
Utley, Garrick

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