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Descriptor English:   Medicare 
Descriptor Spanish:   Medicare 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medicare 
Synonyms English:   Health Insurance for Aged and Disabled, Title 18
Health Insurance for Aged, Disabled, Title 18
Health Insurance for Aged, Title 18
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled  
Tree Number:   N03.219.521.346.506.564.663
N03.219.521.576.343.840
N03.706.615.696
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   U.S. only: for Canada & Australia index under NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS + country; specify geog; Public Law 89-97
See Related English:   Insurance, Medigap
 
History Note English:   91; was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1966-78 (PROV 1966); MEDICARE was see HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, & HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1975-78 1966-78 (Prov 1966) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   29247 
Unique Identifier:   D006278 

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MedCarib    
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