ABSTRACT

Medicare Primer [August 02, 2017]   [open pdf - 1MB]

"Medicare is a federal program that pays for covered health care services of qualified beneficiaries. It was established in 1965 under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide health insurance to individuals 65 and older, and has been expanded over the years to include permanently disabled individuals under 65. The program is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)."

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CRS Report for Congress, R40425
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2017-08-02
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Public Domain
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