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Words nearby Medicare
Example sentences from the Web for Medicare
Social Security and/or Medicare “reform” along Paul Ryan-esque lines.
Medicare, the program for the elderly and disabled, lifted its ban on covering sex reassignment surgery earlier this year.
That law encourages doctors to opt out of Medicare—shrinking access to care.
“Pfizer actively supported the Medicare Prescription Drug benefit which became law in 2003,” the company notes.
Under the new Medicare law, Medicare beneficiaries have all or part of their prescription-drug costs covered by the government.
Medicare that we were unable to pass for so many years is now a part of American life.
Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid are commitments of conscience, and so it is our duty to keep them permanently sound.
To meet the health care needs of all America's seniors, we double the Medicare budget over the next 10 years.
And we must make sure that every senior on Medicare can choose a health care plan that offers prescription drugs.
In January of 2006, seniors can get prescription drug coverage under Medicare.
British Dictionary definitions for Medicare
Word Origin for Medicare
Medical definitions for Medicare
Cultural definitions for Medicare (1 of 2)
A federal program providing medical care for the elderly. Established by a health insurance bill in 1965, as part of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society, the Medicare program made a significant step for social welfare legislation and helped establish the growing population of the elderly as a pressure group. (See entitlements.)
Cultural definitions for Medicare (2 of 2)
A federal health insurance program, administered by the Social Security Administration, that provides health care for the aged.