health insurance in 1965

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Social Security Act of 1965 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
286, enacted July 30, 1965, was legislation in the United States whose most . The legislation initially provided federal health insurance for the elderly (over 65) .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_Act_of_1965

Medicare (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1965, Congress created Medicare under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide health insurance to people age 65 and older, regardless of income or .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicare_(United_States)



Behind the Numbers - Health Care Reform Circa 1965: Polling on ...
Jul 16, 2009 . The political battle lasted for years. After one young Democratic president's attempt to change the way some Americans get their health care .
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/behind-the-numbers/2009/07/health_care_reform_circa_1965.html

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Our Documents - Social Security Act Amendments (1965)
This act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965, in Independence, MO. It established Medicare, a health insurance program for the .
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=99

A Brief History Of Health Spending Since 1965 Health Affairs Blog
Sep 19, 2011 . At the intersection of health, health care, and policy. . When Medicare was created back in 1965, the share was a shade under 6 percent.
http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2011/09/19/a-brief-history-of-health-spending-since-1965/

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Three Decades Of Health Care Use By The Elderly, 19651998
This paper examines trends in health care use and costs by the elderly over the period 19651998, spanning the introduction and evolution of Medicare.
http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/20/2/19.full

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Health Insurance in the United States | Economic History Services
Feb 1, 2010 . This article describes the development of the U.S. health insurance system and its . Source: Source Book of Health Insurance Data, 1965.
http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/thomasson.insurance.health.us

What the 1965 Medicare debate can teach us about health care ...
Jul 7, 2009 . When it comes to health care reform, the Obama administration appears to be obsessed with the mistakes of 1993. So it is following a kind of .
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/prescriptions/2009/07/med_school.html