What did 160,000 hospital patients in the United States become the first customers of July 1, 1966?
#118061. Asked by 29CoveRoad. (Oct 10 10 12:28 AM)
President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare and Medicaid programs into law July 30, 1965. Medicaid became effective January 1, 1966, and Medicare became effective July 1, 1966. Medicare is the nation’s largest health insurance program, currently covering about 44 million Americans.
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