"Medicare" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)
- Health Insurance for Aged, Disabled, Title 18
- Health Insurance for Aged, Title 18
- Health Insurance for Aged and Disabled, Title 18
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Medicare".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Medicare".
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