KFF Articles in the Journal Generations: Medicare at 50

Published in a special Summer 2015 edition of the journal Generations on Medicare’s 50th anniversary, these six articles by KFF staff reflect on Medicare’s history, evolution and future, including a look at lessons and challenges, the Medicare and Medicaid partnership, coverage, the role of private plans, Medicare’s role for women, and the public opinion about the program. KFF’s Senior Vice President Tricia Neuman served as co-editor, along with National Coalition on Health Care President and CEO John Rother. The articles are available courtesy of the American Society on Aging, which publishes Generations.

Medicare at 50: Lessons and Challenges PDF
By Tricia Neuman and John Rother

The Medicare and Medicaid Partnership at 50 PDF
By Diane Rowland

Medicare Coverage, Affordability, and AccessPDF
By Juliette Cubanski and Cristina Boccuti

The Emerging Role of Private Plans in MedicarePDF
By Gretchen Jacobson

Women and Medicare: An Unfinished AgendaPDF
By Alina Salganicoff

Medicare as Reflected in Public OpinionPDF
By Mollyann Brodie, Elizabeth C. Hamel, and Mira Norton


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