Reflections on Medicare.

  • T. R. Marmor
  • Published 1988 in The Journal of medicine and philosophy

Abstract

At its inception, the Medicare program was seen as a way to bring the elderly into the mainstream of American medicine. The program after twenty years is increasingly viewed as an instrumentality to influence the nature and costs of American medicine. The first part of this article reviews the origins, history, and evolution of the Medicare program in order… (More)

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