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Resource ID: #14508
Subject: Health Care
Source: CBS News
Date: November 5-6, 1997



Advanced cancer treatments are often labeled "experimental" by HMOs, which then refuse to pay for them. The treatments are sometimes a patient's only hope for survival. Doctors claim many of the treatments are proven to work against cancer, yet some HMOs continue to label them "experimental" so they won't have to pay.

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