What is Medicare?

What is Medicare? Here is the Medicare Definition: Medicare is a health insurance program from the federal government that covers most people that are of the age of 65 or older. If you’re younger than 65, Medicare will cover your health care costs if you’re disabled or have End Stage Renal Disease. People covered by Medicare are called the beneficiaries of the medical insurance program. Medicare … [Read more...]

The History Of Medicare

This history of medicare starts with the Social Security Act in 1965 establishing both the Medicare and Medicaid healthcare insurance systems. Although, both healthcare systems were governed by different offices. Medicare was the responsibility of the Social Security Administration or SSA, while the State Medicaid programs were administered and looked after by the Social and Rehabilitation Service … [Read more...]