Medicare and Medicaid at 50 : America's entitlement programs in the age of affordable care

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  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The contentious origins of Medicare and Medicaid / Julian E. Zelizer -- Civil rights and Medicare : historical convergence and continuing legacy / David Barton Smith -- The early days of Medicaid and Medicare : a personal reflection / Rashi Fein -- The road not taken : what happened to Medicare for all? / Jonathan Oberlander and Theodore Marmor -- The transformation of Medicaid from poor law legacy to middle-class entitlement? / Jill Quadango -- How the courts created the Medicaid entitlement / Sara Rosenbaum -- Medicare and the social transformations of American elders / Mark Schlesinger -- The third rail of politics? : Medicare's untouchability / Mark Peterson -- Medicare innovations in the war over the key to the U.S. treasury / Uwe E. Reinhardt -- Medicaid rising : the perils and potential of federalism / Frank Thompson -- Independence and freedom : public opinion and the politics of Medicare and Medicaid / Andrea Louise Campbell -- The era of big government : why it never ended / Keith Wailoo -- The missing piece : Medicaid, Medicare, and long-term care / Judith Feder -- From servant to master? : Medicare, cost control, and the future of American health care / Jacob Hacker -- Medicare in American political history : the rise and fall of social insurance / James Morone and Elizabeth Fauquert -- Built to last? : policy retrenchment and regret in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act / Paul Starr
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