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Friday, November 18, 2016

Reflections on the Election and What it Means for Social Insurance and the United States

William J. Arnone

What does the outcome of last Tuesday’s election mean for the future of social insurance in the United States? 

Although the core elements of our nation’s social insurance structure – Social Security, Medicare, Workers’ Compensation, and Unemployment Insurance – were given little attention during the debates, a new Administration and Congress will no doubt take a hard look at the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities confronting these essential programs. Vital protections provided by other key programs within the scope of the National Academy of Social Insurance – such as Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and especially the Affordable Care Act – are facing serious challenges.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

COVERED: Johnson Fearful About Medicare Price Tag

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Johnson Fearful About Medicare Price Tag

March 13, 1965

By Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

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Friday, March 6, 2015

COVERED: With Deft Legislative Move, Mills Clears Way for House Approval of Major New Health Plan

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


With Deft Legislative Move, Mills Clears Way for House Approval of Major New Health Plan

March 6, 1965

By Bob Rosenblatt

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Friday, February 27, 2015

COVERED: Docs and Labor Escalate Fight Over Health Plan for the Elderly

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Docs and Labor Escalate Fight Over Health Plan for the Elderly

Feb. 27, 1965

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Friday, February 20, 2015

COVERED: This Won’t Hurt A Bit – White House Reassures Docs, Hospitals on Medicare

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


This Won’t Hurt A Bit – White House Reassures Docs, Hospitals on Medicare

February 20, 1965

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