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The Impact Of Medicare, Medicaid And Social Security On The Lives Of Many Americans


Medicare and Medicaid celebrated 50 years on July 30, and August 14 marks the 80th anniversary of the creation of Social Security. The programs have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans each year. Joining us to take a look at the history and current state of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are Susan Denny, public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration; and Bill Hambly, staff attorney with Pro Seniors.