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America Close Up (Vermont / Health Insurance) #587349

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 30, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Number of Americans with no health insurance cited.

(Barre, VT: Fred Briggs) Vermont state health insurance program, which goes into effect tomorrow, featured; tenets of plan and options for paying for it detailed. [David and Melissa DWYER - comment on their lack of health insurance.] [Governor Howard DEAN, Burlington Community Health Center Dr. Steven MANN, Vermont Employers Health Alliance Jeanne KELLER - talk about aspects of the state's plan.] Reaction of the health insurance industry noted. [City Drug Stores, Incorporated, president Mel ISRAEL - talks about switching health insurance plans.] [Golden Rule Insurance Company Suzanne KATT - says plan doesn't provide incentive to buy insurance.] [KELLER, Vermont state representative Hamilton DAVIS - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's America Close Up segment previewed.

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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