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Medicare MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medicare
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663
N03.219.521.576.343.840
N03.706.615.696
Unique ID
D006278
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006278
Annotation
U.S. only: for Canada & Australia index under NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS + country; specify geog; Public Law 89-97
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Health Insurance for Aged and Disabled, Title 18
Health Insurance for Aged, Disabled, Title 18
Health Insurance for Aged, Title 18
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled
NLM Classification #
WT 31.5
See Also
Insurance, Medigap
Public MeSH Note
91; was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1966-78 (PROV 1966); MEDICARE was see HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, & HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1975-78
Online Note
use MEDICARE to search HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90; HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE l8 1966-78 (as Prov 1966)
History Note
91; was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, was HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1966-78 (PROV 1966); MEDICARE was see HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED, TITLE 18 1979-90, & HEALTH INSURANCE FOR AGED, TITLE 18 1975-78 1966-78 (Prov 1966)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Medicare Preferred
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled Broader
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