Medicare: 35 Years of Service

De Lew, Nancy
September 2000
Health Care Financing Review;Fall2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p75
Academic Journal
Outlines the history of Medicare in the United States. Reason for former President Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision not include health insurance in his proposed Social Security Act in 1934; Social conditions of the elderly in 1965; Insurance coverage for the aged; Discussion on Medicare's benefit package, administration and payment methods.


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