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Medicare Law of 1965

Featured Content 79 Stat. 286 - Medicare Law - July 30, 1965


On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed the Medicare Law as part of the Social Security Act Amendments. This established both Medicare, the health insurance program for Americans over 65, and Medicaid, the health insurance program for low-income Americans.

79 Stat. 286 - Social Security Amendments of 1965
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