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A federal system of health insurance for those requiring financial assistance.
- ‘The worst year was 1960, before Medicare and Medicaid were established.’
- ‘In the USA most health facilities are privately funded, apart from Medicare and Medicaid.’
- ‘Medicare and Medicaid, on the other hand, are better at paying for mental health.’
- ‘Addressing the challenges facing Medicare and Medicaid will be far more difficult.’
- ‘And much of that is going to come out of your own pocket unless you qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.’
1960s: from medical + aid.
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