Medicare: Improving Health Care

395 Words2 Pages
Health care has gone through a great evolution through the years. Before 1965, individuals older than 65 years old received inadequate healthcare and more than half of this population did not have coverage (Reinhard, 2012). Due to this predicament, the need to identify issues and implement health policy was imperative to improve health care. Consequently, Medicare was introduced with the goal to mitigate the health issues during the 1960’s and to improve the healthcare availability for individuals 65 years and older. Since then, Medicare has gone through numerous changes in order to incorporate other population needs. Fore example, in 1972, individuals less than 65 years old with disabilities were incorporated in Medicare with the same goal

More about Medicare: Improving Health Care

Open Document