In the United States, Medicare is a national social insurance program,
administered by the US .... Medicare has been in operation for a half century and,
during that time, has undergone several chan...
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 ...
2 days ago ... Landmark social program now covers 49.4 million Americans ... Although Truman
fought to get a bill passed during his term, he was ... On July 30, 1965 President
Lyndon B. Johnson made Medicare law by signing H.R. 6675 ...
Although the program was not changed substantially during the war years and
the initial ... in health insurance, with the creation of the Medicare program in
1965. .... Thus, although the Social Security Act was enacted in the middle of the
Great ... to make the amendments of 1939 cost neutral over the long term, the
reverse is .....
History of SSA During the Johnson Administration 1963-1968 ... Meeting this
need of the aged was given top priority by President Lyndon B. ... new program, "
Medicare," was established by the 1965 amendments to the social security
program. ... people were helped because the programs were so restrictive, both
in terms of ....
This legislation also extended the life of the Medicare Trust Fund by three years.
Fiscal discipline established by the Clinton-Gore Administration has turned the ...
At the President's request, Congress expanded the program in 1994, 1997, and
..... his term the President has protected more land as national monuments in the
On December 8, 2003, President George W. Bush (R) signed the Medicare ....
The Medicaid program, enacted as Title XIX of the Social Security Act, ended up
.... Even though prescription drug prices were increasing rapidly during this
period, ... of Medicare's coverage gaps as possible, including long-term care (
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
Oct 12, 2004 ... By signing the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, President Bush also secured
... The promotion of the recently enacted Health Savings Accounts; .... Effective on
June 1, 2004, the program has already enrolled over 4 million out of a .... During
his first term, the President aggressively supported enactment ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... In 1956 the "Military Medicare" program was enacted, providing payment ... which
would provide health insurance for Social Security beneficiaries. .... During
President Reagan's term of office several new laws were enacted ...