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TELL CONGRESS: Protect our Health Care and Medicaid.
On March 16 Join the Nationwide Medicaid Call-in Day to Protect Our Care.
Extremists in Congress are rushing to rip away health care from 24 million Americans and end Medicaid as we know it.
How Medicare Was Made - The New Yorker
For the first time, the federal government would play a direct role in the health-care system. Most liberals wanted much more, but they understood that passing Medicare and Medicaid was itself a historic step.
Please read and share this fascinating history of How Medicare was Made from The New Yorker.
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