• time for medicare

    In 1965, when Medicare for seniors was enacted, its champions saw it as a first step toward Medicare for All. When Medicare was expanded in 1972 to cover people with disabilities, a second big step toward that goal was taken. Many thought Medicare for children – Medikids or Kiddicare, as it was sometimes called – was just around the corner. But progress toward Medicare for All was sidetracked when President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that government…

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