Overview of the Medicare Program

June 1995
Health Care Financing Review;Summer95 Supplement, Vol. 16, p4
Academic Journal
The article provides information on Medicare, a health insurance program of the U.S. Medicare is a part of the Social Security Amendments of 1965, that complements the retirement, survivors, and disability insurance benefits provided under other tires of the Social Security Act. It offers information on Medicare's coverage, cost sharing, administrating organization, claims processing, financing and payments and plans. It discusses the relationship between medicare and medicaid.


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