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Akron, Ohio / Hospital Nightmare #720117

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 22, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Akron, Ohio: Ashleigh Banfield) The story of a baby whose parents are being refused permission to take him home from the hospital even though doctors cleared him presented; details given about the waiting list for special Medicaid waivers. [Parents Nicki & Rick EIKELBERRY‡- express frustration.] [Akron Children’s Hospital Dr. Anand KANTAK†- says the best place for baby Brady is home.] [Ohio Medicaid official Tom HAYES††- says everyone on the waiting list is important.] [Families USA Ron POLLACK††- comments on state budget problems.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Banfield, Ashleigh

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