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Health / Insurance and Emergency Costs #630937

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 24, 1999
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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.]

Reporter(s):
Avila, Jim;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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