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In Depth (HMOs: Winners and Losers) #609436

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 18, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The feeding frenzy to cash in on the huge profits of managed health care by HMO executives and insurance companies featured. [Retiree Charlie KIRK, managed care critic Harvard's Dr. Steffi WOOLHANDLER - say 18-30 of the patients' HMO premium goes to profit and overhead.] [Author George ANDERS - says HMO executives get million dollar pay packages.] [Aetna/US Healthcare baron Leonard ABRAMSON - claims his HMO was started to provide affordable health care.] Several rich HMO managers listed. [New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Dr. Luis MARCOS - says the patients and health care workers are the losers.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike
Duration:
00:03:20

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