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Descriptor English: Medicare Part A
Descriptor Spanish: Medicare Part A
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicare Part A
Descriptor French: Medicare part A (USA)
Entry term(s): Hospital Insurance Program, Medicare
Medicare Hospital Insurance Program
Part A, Medicare
Tree number(s): N03.219.521.346.506.564.663.500
N03.219.521.576.343.840.725
N03.706.615.698
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016344
Scope note: The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A.
Annotation: specify state if given
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Hospitalization (1979-1990)
Medicare (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
Entry Version: MEDICARE A
DeCS ID: 29041
Unique ID: D016344
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Medicare Part A - Preferred
Concept UI M0024979
Scope note The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A.
Preferred term Medicare Part A
Entry term(s) Hospital Insurance Program, Medicare
Medicare Hospital Insurance Program
Part A, Medicare



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