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Consumer Alert (Insurance Scam) #739936

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Raleigh, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) Health insurance scams in which phony companies pay out small claims, but never big ones, and pocket millions in premiums featured; details given about the difficulty in prosecuting such cases. [Insurance scam victims Dennis & Lisa HUFFSTUTLER†- describe their ordeal.] [Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Mila KOFMAN†- says the proliferation of unauthorized health plans is incredible.] [North Carolina Department of Insurance commissioner Jim LONG†- comments on the bogus companies.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:02:20

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