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A User's Guide to Health Care Reform (The Uninsured, The Insured) #961572

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 2010
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(Studio: Harry Smith) A "user's guide to health care reform" introduced; coverage statistics cited.

(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) What the bill will do for the uninsured featured; statistics per family income, including a penalty & coverage for pre-existing conditions cited. [Mother with boy with Kawasaki syndrome, Beth AVANT†- talks about applying for insurance for their son & being denied.] [29-year-old Michael MOUNT††- calls insurance a luxury item.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Greensboro, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) Coverage for employee-sponsored insurance examined; details given about spending caps, a Medicare payroll tax for higher-income earners & small businesses. [D.H. Griffin fleet manager & wife Rick & Teresa SWARTZ††, company vice president David GRIFFIN†- express skepticism about health reform.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Smith, Harry;
Tracy, Ben;
Strassmann, Mark

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