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HHS Live Streaming

50 Years. Millions of Healthier Lives.

Marking the 50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid.

July 29, 2015 (10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT)

For 50 years, Medicare and Medicaid have played a critical role in protecting the health and well-being of millions of families and improving our nation’s economic security. These are life-changing programs that keep Americans healthy. Please join us as we commemorate the signing of the landmark amendment to the Social Security Act that gave life to the Medicare and Medicaid programs five decades ago. At this event, Secretary Burwell, Acting CMS Administrator Slavitt, and a panel of distinguished experts will discuss how Medicare and Medicaid have changed society and the ways in which we can work together to strengthen and improve health care for future generations.

Welcome
Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Keynote Address
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services

Panel Discussion Moderated by Andy Slavitt
Drew Altman, PHD, President and CEO of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Jason Furman, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors
Sister Carol Keehan, President and CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States
Nancy A. LeaMond, Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, AARP
Steven M. Safyer, MD, President and CEO of Montefiore Health System
 

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Content last reviewed on July 27, 2015