In the United States, Medicare is a single-payer, national social insurance
program ... They might include the costs of uncovered services—such as for long-
term, dental, ... President Eisenhow...
passage of social insurance programs his unsuccessful run for another term in
1912. ... During the first of his four terms, Congress passed the. Social Security ...
Landmark social program now covers 49.4 million Americans ... Although Truman
fought to get a bill passed during his term, he was unsuccessful and it ... On July
30, 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson made Medicare law by signing H.R. ...
In addition, from the beginning, the Social Security program has embodied ... in
health insurance, with the creation of the Medicare program in 1965. ... a cabinet-
level group appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt just one year earlier. ....
to make the amendments of 1939 cost neutral over the long term, the reverse is ...
(The first national pension program for soldiers was actually passed in early 1776
, ..... unions, and he was not shy in describing them in interchangeable terms. .....
The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt on ..... Nearly
20 million beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare in the first 3 years of the program.
he Medicare and Medicaid programs enacted in 1965—the largest and most
durable health- ... Social Security Act, it provided for income protection during
unemployment .... After becoming president, Johnson used his mastery of
Congress to push .... From a short-term political perspective, Mills's synthesis was
In a poll taken in the week that President Bush signed the new Medicare law, ....
The Medicaid program, enacted as Title XIX of the Social Security Act, ended up
..... of Medicare's coverage gaps as possible, including long-term care (Himelfarb
Feb 11, 2014 ... In 1956 the "Military Medicare" program was enacted, providing payment ...
President Johnson had a receptive body for the extensive social reforms ...
During President Reagan's term of office several new laws were enacted ...
Aug 28, 2009 ... "All the really great programs in American history, Social Security, was ...
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law on July ...
Nov 9, 2016 ... Then there is Medicaid, which provides long-term supports and services to
millions of frail seniors. ... Finally, there is the matter of Medicare and Social
Security. ... huge jumps in premiums for seniors, and to limit Social Security
benefits ... would cut any of these programs, or when the cuts may be enacted.