PBS NewsHour

How do we ensure Medicare and Medicaid longevity?

Clip: 07/29/2015 | 10m 25s

Fifty years since Medicare and Medicaid were established, the programs cover the health care needs of more than 120 million Americans. But new projections underscore worries over long-term sustainability. Judy Woodruff speaks to two former secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius and Louis Sullivan, about the successes and challenges.

Aired: 07/29/15

Rating: NR

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