"Medicare" was the name originally given to a program providing ... age 65 and
older, regardless of income or medical history.
How and why was Medicare launched? Credit goes to President Harry S. Truman
and his administration for making the idea of government-led health insurance ...
Medicare and Medicaid at 50 ... have not kept pace. For more on the history of
Medicare, see: ... The official Medicare website is www.medicare.gov. « Gaps in ...
The History of Medicare. In 1969, Peter A. Corning, a journalist and Ph.D.
candidate at New York University, completed a contract with SSA's Office of
Mar 24, 2015 ... This timeline provides an overview of changes that have shaped the Medicare
program over the past five decades. Please explore the ...
On this day in History, Johnson signs Medicare into law on Jul 30, 1965. Learn
more about what happened today on History.
Oct 1, 2015 ... The federal Medicare program has changed the lives of millions of Americans.
But the roots of Medicare go back to our nation's early efforts to ...
Jun 9, 2015 ... By Jonathan Oberlander. When President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into
law on July 30, 1965, he declared, “No longer will older ...
This article examines the history of efforts to add prescription drug coverage to
the Medicare program. It identifies several important patterns in policymaking