NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 1998
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(Studio: Len Cannon) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Joe Johns) Congressional consideration of changes in the managed care industry examined; details given of the increasing use of HMOs. [Widower Peter BERMAN - blames the HMO for his wife's death.] [Representative Lindsey GRAHAM - comments on the law.] [Health Insurance Association of America Bill GRADISON - defends managed care.] NBC Poll findings on Americans' questioning of HMO care cited. [Health care economist Marilyn MOON - criticizes the emphasis on cost.] Suggestions for legislation to control the industry listed. [American Association of Health Plans Karen IGNAGNI - opposes the right to sue.] [Families United States of America Judy WAXMAN - says the voluntary process has not worked.]