NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 2009
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(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The insurance industry’s blow to the proposed health care reform legislation with a study claiming families will pay more for insurance featured; details given of the claims about costs. [White House Office of Health Reform Nancy-Ann DePARLE- reacts; says the insurance industry should pay something.] [America's Health Insurance Plans Mike TUFFIN- says costs will go up faster.] [October 7, Senator Max BAUCUS- denies premiums will go up.]
(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Lee Cowan) The decision by Rocky Mountain Health Plans to deny insurance coverage to 4-month-old baby Alex because of his size featured; details given of the claim Alex’s obesity is a pre-existing condition; the company’s new policy quoted. [Parents Kelli and Bernie LANGE- react.] [Bell Policy Center Robin BAKER- says the guidelines are ridiculous.] [Rocky Mountain Health Plans Doug SPEEDIE- says we’d like to see health care reform so these things go away.]
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