October 2003
Money;Fall2003, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p74
Presents a time-line which shows the history of health insurance in the U.S. Enactment of Great Britain's national health insurance plan; The U.S. Social Security Act in 1935; Proposal of a comprehensive medical insurance plan for U.S. citizens by President Truman; Rise and expansion of Medicare; Legislation on Medigap policies; Recommendations to strengthen Medicare to meet the challenge of retiring baby boomers; Medicare bills passed by the U.S. Congress in 2003.


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