Mark McClellan, Head of Medicare and Medicaid

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Mark McClellan, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gives an address at the National Press Club as Medicare prepares to turn 40. "We are aiming higher than the support for dignity in old age called for 40 years ago. We are aiming for — and often getting — much longer, healthier lives."



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