National Press Club

Medicare and Medicaid

July 28, 2005

About This Video

Run time: 52 minutes

Dr. McClellan talked about the 40th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid and President Lyndon Johnson's signing of the original legislation. Topics included Medicare drug benefits, prevention-oriented health care, rising health care costs, and modernization of medical care. After his presentation Dr. McClellan answered audience members' questions.