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(Studio) President Reagan's proposed changes in Medicare payment system recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Senator hearings on potential for fraud and abuse in Medicare featured; case of Autumn Hills nursing home near Galveston, Texas, cited as example Details of case outlined on screen. [Texas prosecutor David MARKS - claims staff denied patients essential care while collecting Medicare payments for that care; notes pols. involved in prosecuting that case.] [Autumn Hills owner Robert GAY - defs. facility.] Senator said considering method of avoiding fraud in flat-payment system.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
- Gregory, Bettina;
- Reynolds, Frank
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