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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicare_(United_States)

"Medicare" was the name originally given to a program providing ... age 65 and older, regardless of income or medical history.

www.medicareresources.org/basic-medicare-information/brief-history-of-medicare

Oct 27, 2016 ... How and why was Medicare launched? Credit goes to President Harry S. Truman and his administration for making the idea of government-led ...

www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-information/History

Sep 14, 2017 ... CMS' program history. Medicare & Medicaid. On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the bill that led to the Medicare ...

www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-07-2013/medicare-anniversary-july-30-1965.html

A brief history of the program from Truman and LBJ to today ... Medicare provides health insurance to Americans age 65 and older and to younger people with ...

www.nasi.org/learn/medicare/history

As the health care system has changed, many would argue that Medicare's benefits have not kept pace. For more on the history of Medicare, see: Reflections on ...

www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/medicare-made

Feb 15, 2015 ... Fifty years ago, Congress created Medicare and Medicaid and remade ... We have a tendency to forget the history of laws that extended the ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-signs-medicare-into-law

On this day in History, Johnson signs Medicare into law on Jul 30, 1965. Learn more about what happened today on History.

www.kff.org/medicare/video/the-story-of-medicare-a-timeline

Mar 27, 2015 ... Written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, The Story of Medicare: A Timeline serves as a visual timeline of Medicare's history, ...

www.ssa.gov/history/ssa/lbjmedicare1.html

History of SSA During the Johnson Administration 1963-1968 ... Prior to Medicare , only a little over one-half of those aged 65 and over had some type of hospital ...