Health Care

Evaluating 40 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

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After four decades of Medicare and Medicaid, two of the men who originally debated its implementation in 1965 join us to talk about their views on the programs.


Robert Ball, commissioner of Social Security during the Johnson administration; helped implement and run Medicare

Edward Annis, former president of the American Medical Association; led AMA's fight against Medicare/Medicaid



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