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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Medicare.

Background Information

Enacted in 1965, Medicare began as a program to provide health care to seniors 65 years and older and was later expanded to include coverage for individuals with disabilities. Use the following sources to learn more about Medicare and the debate about whether or not reforms to Medicare should be enacted.