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Focus (Money : AIDS Treatment Costs) #585790

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 29, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Martinez, California: Jeff Madrick) Financial burden created by the treatment of AIDS patients featured. [AIDS patient Vivian HOWARD - talks about surviving.] [Ray COHNS - comments on his health care.] Price of AIDS drug GCSF noted. [AIDS specialist Dr. Jan DIAMOND - comments on rising drug costs.] Health and Human Services estimates of AIDS treatment costs in 1988 and 1992 compared. [County health official Francie WISE - says number of sick people will increase.] Home care option noted; Medicaid said to reimburse only a small fraction of outpatient care. [University of Pennsylvania Dr. Linda AIKEN - talks about home care.]

Reporter(s):
Madrick, Jeff;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:00

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