Suing HMOs

GUESTS: GEOFFREY E. HARRIS Head of Global Healthcare Research Dept and a Managing Director at Warburg, Dillon, Read (an investment firm in NYC) Former Director of Healthcare Services Groups and Senior Analyst, Salomon Smith Barney (1991-1999) OTHER GUESTS TBA Beating up on HMOs has become politically fashionable. Last week, over sixty Republicans in the house broke with their party leaders to pass a bill allowing patients to sue their HMOs for denying necessary care. Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at what went wrong with managed care,and what impact lawsuits and new legislation will have on the future of HMOs, on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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