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A Closer Look (Critical Condition) Part VII #740456

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at universal health care introduced.

(Taipei: Mark Litke) Taiwan's change to universal health care after the crisis of the 1990s featured; details given about how the national program works & of the problems with the insurance system. [Taiwan Bureau of National Health Insurance Dr. Hong-Jen CHANG†- comments on the program & how much each patient pays.] [International health care specialist Tsung-Mei CHENG†- comments on the start of the program by the political leadership.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) How universal care might work in the US noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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