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 DeCS Categories

N03 Health Care Economics and Organizations .
N03.219 Economics .
N03.219.521 Financing, Organized .
N03.219.521.346 Financing, Government .
N03.219.521.346.506 Public Assistance .
N03.219.521.346.506.564 Medical Assistance .
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663 Medicare .
N03.219.521.576 Insurance .
N03.219.521.576.300 Insurance, Disability .
N03.219.521.576.343 Insurance, Health .
N03.219.521.576.343.840 Medicare .
N03.706 Social Control, Formal .
N03.706.615 Legislation as Topic .
N03.706.615.696 Medicare .
SP2 Health Care (Public Health) .
SP2.006 Health of Specific Groups .
SP2.006.082 Health of the Disabled .
SP9 Health Law .
SP9.110 Contract Liability .
SP9.110.010 Insurance, Health .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Medicare .
Health Insurance for Aged, Disabled, Title 18 .
Health Insurance for Aged, Title 18 .
Health Insurance for Aged and Disabled, Title 18 .
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled .
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) .
Insurance, Health .
Health Insurance, Group .
Insurance, Group Health .
Insurance, Voluntary Health .
Voluntary Health Insurance .
Group Health Insurance .
Health Insurance .
Health Insurance, Voluntary .
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading. .
Health of the Disabled .
Health of Disabled People .
Health of Disabled Persons .
Health of Persons with Disabilities .
Health of People with Disabilities .
Disabled Health .
Health of Handicapped Persons .
Health of the Handicapped .
Health of people with mental or physical disability interfering with normal activities of daily living, which may require adjustment or intervention. .
Insurance, Disability .
Disability Insurance .
Insurance designed to compensate persons who lose wages because of illness or injury; insurance providing periodic payments that partially replace lost wages, salary, or other income when the insured is unable to work because of illness, injury, or disease. Individual and group disability insurance are two types of such coverage. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p207) .