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Descriptor English: Medicare
Descriptor Spanish: Medicare
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicare
Descriptor French: Medicare (USA)
Entry term(s): 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(s): N03.219.521.346.506.564.663
N03.219.521.576.343.840
N03.706.615.696
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006278
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: U.S. only: for Canada & Australia index under NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS + country; specify geog; Public Law 89-97
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 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
Online Note: use MEDICARE to search HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90; HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE l8 1966-78 (as Prov 1966)
History Note: 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)
Related: Insurance, Medigap MeSH
DeCS ID: 29247
Unique ID: D006278
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Medicare - Preferred
Concept UI M0009851
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Medicare
Entry term(s) 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 - Broader
Concept UI M0009852
Preferred term Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled



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