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Collection Details


Collection Name: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Oral History Series
Repository Name: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
URL: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/about/history/hcfacollection.asp
Dates Spanned: 1995-1996
Description: During 1995-1996, Professor Edward Berkowitz, of the History Department at George Washington University, and some of his graduate students, conducted a series of oral history interviews for the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). This series focuses on the early years of Medicare and Medicaid and the creation of HCFA in 1977. Each of these interviews provides personal insight and an eye-witness account of the evolution of the Department, the Agency, and the programs.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 30
Broad Subjects: Health
ASP Subjects: Administrative agencies; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD; Health services administration--United States; Insurance; Medicaid; Medical care, Cost of--United States; Medical care--Finance; Medicare; Medicine--Practice; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: HCFA
Collection Code: OHC0001385