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The People Behind the Numbers -- You and Me

     In 1965 before Medicare was passed, nearly half of the elderly in the United States lacked health insurance coverage. Today, just 2% of those over 65 are uninsured.


     Have you been helped by Medicare or know someone else who has?  Let's share the personal Medicare success stories so we can build on them and grow even stronger.  Click on the Telling the Story link on the menu above to send your story.


No matter where you are in this big, beautiful country, there will be a place for you to join with others to celebrate and advocate for Medicare.  Stay tuned here -- and we'll put up the latest news from events planned.

Find an Event Near You.


On Thursday, July 30th, 2015, patients, caregivers, providers, policy makers, and neighbors will join together to celebrate Medicare's first 50 years and commit to strengthening, protecting and expanding Medicare for decades to come.

What About July 30, 2015?

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