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Health Care Forum (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-04-08

Duration: 00:08:25

Subjects: Health care reform


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Wiltz, Gary Speaker
  • Forrest, Rose Speaker
  • Frost, Greg Speaker
  • Carson, Marcus Speaker
  • Shalala, Donna Speaker


This segment from the April 8, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on a town hall meeting in Baton Rouge on health care reform moderated by United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala. It includes highlights of the comments made by: Dr. Gary Wiltz, the director of the Teche Action Clinic in Franklin; Secretary Rose Forrest of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH); Greg Frost of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) Task Force on Health Care; Marcus Carson, executive director of the Louisiana Health Care Campaign; and Secretary Shalala. Host: Robert Collins