Medicare: 50 Years of Ensuring Coverage and Care – The Commonwealth Fund

As Medicare prepares to mark its 50th anniversary in July 2015, there is a lot to celebrate. For 50 years, Medicare has accomplished its two key goals: ensure access to health care for its elderly and disabled beneficiaries, and protect them against the financial hardship of health care costs.

Source: Medicare: 50 Years of Ensuring Coverage and Care – The Commonwealth Fund