47 Years of Medicare & Medicaid

47 years ago the nation's Medicaid and Medicare programs were born. We'll take a look at the history and evolution of those programs and the challenges they're facing today with a special emphasis on Arizona's Medicaid program, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), which is now in its 30th year. Guests include AHCCCS Director Tom Betlach and AARP Arizona State President Dr. Leonard Kirschner who is a former AHCCCS Director (1987-1993).

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From: Arizona PBS

Related topics : medicaid and medicare programs / medicare and medicaid cost containment

Episode 55 - Changing Times and Changing Minds

In this episode, Dr. Steve and Bill Lucia discuss:

- Reducing healthcare waste is more than a technology fix


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From: Red Hot Healthcare

Related topics : medicare and medicaid cost containment