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History of Medicare: Timeline Infographic - SeniorQuote

From a major period of reform in the 1960s to the present-day influences of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare has evolved into the largest healthcare provider in our nation for older Americans. For 49 years, Medicare has passed significant milestones to become what it is today. Follow us back in time to learn the roots of Medicare and how it has changed in legislation and policy.

In 1935, the...

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Medi-Medi Dual Eligibility - Medicare, Medicaid and You ...

Could you be eligible for both Medicare & Medicaid?

Medicare, Medicaid and YOU

Learn What You're Eligible For

Let's start with the basics and explain Medicaid and who's eligible for both.

What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps pay medical costs if you have limited income and resources and meet other requirements. Some people qualify for both Medicare and...

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History of Medicare: Timeline Infographic - SeniorQuote

Former President, Harry S. Truman was issued the first Medicare card in history.

In 1977, the Healthcare Finance Administration was established by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare to administer the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The Department of Health, Education and Welfare became the Department of Health and Human Services in 1980. At this time, Medigap (Supplement Insurance)...

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