TITLE

Key Milestones in Medicare and Medicaid History, Selected Years: 1965-2003

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Health Care Financing Review;Winter2005, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details some of the key highlights and milestones in the history of Medicare and Medicaid in the U.S. from 1965 to 2003. Overview of their enactment as Title XVIII and Title XIX of the Social Security Act in 1965; Extension of the Medicare eligibility in 1972; Expansion of the coverage of Medicare home health services; Ratification of the Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act in 1982 and its significance to health maintenance organizations in 1982.
ACCESSION #
20025203

 

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