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Impact, History of Medicare at 50 Explored at Forum

The Duquesne University annual History Forum lecture will take a look back at the past 50 years and impact of Medicare, the national insurance program. 

Medicare at 50: The Public and Private Roots of America's Best Known Health Insurance Program will feature keynote speaker Dr. Christy Ford Chapin, assistant history professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Chapin, who is the author of Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System, will discuss Medicare's impact and legacy with the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.

Where:   Power Center Ballroom, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Square, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Information:   The forum is free and open to the public. Call 412.396.6070 or visit www.duq.edu/historyforum for more information.

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