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In Depth (Americans Uninsured) - Part II #721573

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) At What Cost?, a series on the health care crisis, introduced.

(Toronto: Kelly O’Donnell) An in-depth look at Canada’s “single payer” health care system presented; details given about the plusses and minuses of the system. [Cancer patient Bob NYE††- says his treatment cost him nothing.] [Physicians for a National Health Program Dr. Quentin YOUNG††- says the biggest single cause of personal bankruptcy in America is unpaid medical bills.] [Canadian oncologist Dr. Woody WELLS††- says no government agencies interfere with the way he practices.] [Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada Dr. Robert BELL†- says long waiting periods are an emotional issue for cancer patients.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More of NBC’s health insurance series on noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
O’Donnell, Kelly

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