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Mesh term Medicare

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Insurance, Health
Legislation as Topic
Medical Assistance


Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)

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Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Medicare Assignment
Medicare Part A
Medicare Part B
Medicare Part C
Medicare Part D

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