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From the publisher: Happy anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid

From the publisher: Happy anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid

By Fawn Lopez  |  May 23, 2015

Modern Healthcare has documented every Medicare and Medicaid milestone and challenge since Crain Communications purchased the magazine in 1976. This section commemorates the programs' 50th anniversary by providing some history and an overview of their challenges.

Commentary: Medicare, Medicaid protect us from healthcare risks

Commentary: Medicare, Medicaid protect us from healthcare risks

By Judy Feder  |  May 23, 2015

Georgetown University professor and former HHS official Judy Feder writes that the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid enactment calls for a celebration. Medicare provides health insurance protection to virtually all older Americans and many workers who become disabled.

CMS to release Medicaid managed-care rule

By Virgil Dickson  |  May 23, 2015

The CMS is about to release a sweeping proposed rule that could fuel a major expansion of Medicaid managed long-term care for elderly and disabled beneficiaries.

Data Points for Feb. 16, 2015

Data Points for Feb. 16, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 14, 2015

Data Points for the week of Feb, 16, 2015, covered the following topics: Alzheimer's disease, Medicare, long-term care, geriatric care

Financing questions loom as private LTC insurers falter

Financing questions loom as private LTC insurers falter

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  January 17, 2015

A growing number of Americans are expected to need long-term-care services such as nursing home and home health care in the coming years. But experts increasingly doubt that private LTC insurance alone is a viable way to finance that care.

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