Commemorating 50 Years of Medicaid: June 10th-June 19th



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The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is recognizing Medicaid’s contribution to the health and security of the most vulnerable Americans.  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Medicaid, we are posting highlights of the people, places, and progress that represent the Medicaid program we know today.


We’ll be posting daily between June 10th and July 30th – every day for 50 days – and we hope you’ll view and share them.  If you missed our first set of posts, you can still find them on .


Here are the topics of our posts so far:


  • June 10, 2015: Message from Vikki Wachino, Director for CMCS
  • June 11, 2015: Medicaid: Health Coverage for the Nation’s Most Vulnerable People
  • June 12, 2015: In States that Expand Medicaid, More Low-Income Adults Gain Access to Health Coverage
  • June 13, 2015: Medicaid Provides Health Coverage to Millions of Working Men and Women
  • June 14, 2015: Medicaid Beneficiaries Report Having Access to Regular Health Care
  • June 15, 2015: Medicaid is Cost-Effective
  • June 16, 2015: Medicaid and CHIP Cover Millions of Children and Have Fueled a Significant Overall Coverage Gain for Children
  • June 17, 2015: When Eligible Parents Get Enrolled in Medicaid, Their Children Get Covered Too
  • June 18, 2015: Medicaid Provides the Health Benefits Children Need
  • June 19, 2015: Think Teeth: Medicaid and CHIP Cover Dental Care for Children


Please share the link to these anniversary posts with your colleagues and throughout your networks. And make sure to continue visiting our site daily through July 30th for a new highlight.


Thanks – and Happy Anniversary!