https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-information/History/

Jun 20, 2018 ... CMS' program history. Medicare & Medicaid. On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the bill that led to the Medicare ...

https://www.medicareresources.org/basic-medicare-information/brief-history-of-medicare/

May 1, 2019 ... How and why was Medicare launched? Credit goes to President Harry S. Truman and his administration for making the idea of government-led ...

https://www.nasi.org/learn/medicare/history

Medicare was created in 1965 when people over 65 found it virtually impossible to get private health insurance coverage. Medicare has made access to health ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicare_(United_States)

The name "Medicare" was originally given to a program providing ... to people age 65 and older, regardless of income or medical history.

https://www.asaging.org/blog/political-history-medicare

By Jonathan Oberlander. When President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law on July 30, 1965, he declared, “No longer will older Americans be denied ...

https://www.ssa.gov/history/ssa/lbjmedicare1.html

History of SSA During the Johnson Administration 1963-1968 ... Prior to Medicare , only a little over one-half of those aged 65 and over had some type of hospital ...

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/medicare-timeline/

A timeline of Medicare history. http://bit.ly/1GvtHNd.

https://www.manhattanlife.com/About-Us/Blog/ArticleID/144/A-Brief-History-of-Medicare-and-Medicaid

May 16, 2017 ... On July 30th, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill that would lead to the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid.

https://www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/an-overview-of-medicare/

Feb 13, 2019 ... Medicare is the federal health insurance program created in 1965 for people ages 65 and over, regardless of income, medical history, or health ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2690175/

This article examines the history of efforts to add prescription drug coverage to the Medicare program. It identifies several important patterns in policymaking over ...