The Story of Medicare: A Timeline

With Washington considering changes to Medicare to reduce the federal deficit, this video from the Kaiser Family Foundation highlights the Medicare program's evolution from its origins to the current day. It also discusses the program's impact on the 50 million elderly and disabled Americans it serves today, as well as the fiscal challenges it faces to ensure its long-term sustainability. For more information, please visit http://www.kff.org/medicare/Medicare-timeline.cfm or check out www.kff.org/medicare for more of our Medicare-related resources.

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