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Prescription for Change (Federal Workers Insurance) Part V #841848

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 19, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) This week's special series entitled "Prescription for Change: Fixing America's Health Care" re-introduced.

(Portland, Maine: Jim Avila) America's best health care plan for members of Congress & the federal government examined; scenes shown from Portland, Maine; details given about "choice" & the federal plan. [Maine Lobster Direct dock worker Shawn SAINDON†- worries about not having insurance.] [Wife of Representative Thomas Allen, Diana ALLEN†- says she takes insurance for granted.] [Thomas ALLEN - says the federal system should be a model.] [Heritage Foundation health policy studies Robert MOFFIT†- explains how choice means competition.]

Gibson, Charles;
Avila, Jim

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