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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court case involving the right to sue HMOs in state courts when a patient is injured by the HMO’s decision featured; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown. [Plaintiff Ruby CALAD- recalls being told to leave the hospital.] [Calad’s attorney George Parker YOUNG- comments.] [Health insurance spokesperson Karen IGNANI- comments on the increased cost of health insurance if malpractice suits are allowed.] [Representative John DINGELL- criticizes the exemption of HMOs from lawsuits.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Williams, Pete
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