This Forum presentation provides an overview of the historical impact of the Medicare with emphasis on key milestones related to reducing health disparities. Recent challenges related to ACA are also discussed.
- Review the history of legislation leading to development of the Medicare program in the U.S
- Delineate key Medicare milestones
- Identify recent changes in Medicare
- Define the impact on disparities and quality of care
Note: PowerPoint slides are at bottom of page
Recommended CitationMitchell, MD, FACP, Edith P., "Medicare at 50: Its Effect on Disparities" (2017). College of Population Health Forum. Presentation 110.