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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Jim Avila) Kaiser Permanente's plan to require policy holders to call the HMO before making a 911 emergency call reported. [PERSON - says people's lives will be at risk.] [University of New Mexico professor Mark HAUSWALD - says the plan is clearly to save the HMO money.] [American Medical Response Robert WATSON - says some people will call the wrong number.] [Kaiser Permanente Bob EISNMAN - says 911 is the first level of defense.] [Chief paramedic Craig GRAVITZ - says people should call 911 first.]
- Avila, Jim;
- Williams, Brian
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