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Focus (Society: Health Care System: Managed Competition) #589444

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 09, 1993
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jeff Madrick) The approach of "managed competition" to the health care system examined; details given of the concept of forcing health care organizations to compete for business; medical scenes shown. [HMO participant Bernice SLEDGE - comments.] [Stanford professor Alan ENTOVEN - describes how managed competition would work.] [HMO participant Shumet GANGHULI - explains why he switched HMOs.] Support of managed competition by President-elect Bill Clinton's advisers noted. The hope that managed competition would lower costs enough to permit coverage for the uninsured discussed.

Madrick, Jeff;
Utley, Garrick

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