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Uninsured America / Health Insurance (Part I) #861451

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Kaiser Family Foundation statistics on the uninsured in America cited.

(San Gabriel, California: Armen Keteyian) A CBS news investigation of health insurance presented; details given about how individual insurers can pick and choose their customers creating guidelines denying coverage for common health problems. [Seeking insurance, Scott SPONKEN‡- explains why he has been denied insurance.] [America's Health Insurance Plans Susan PISANO†- defends the system.] [Dr. Brian LIANG‡- cites the lucrative nature of the insurance industry and their interest in your credit history and your lifestyle.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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