Category: Medicare

What Is ‘Original Medicare’ and Is It Right for Me?

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Medicare was created in 1965, as part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s “Great Society.” The program began offering government-funded hospital and outpatient medical coverage for seniors at a time when older, vulnerable people were mostly left to take care of themselves. That coverage is still offered today under the moniker “Original Medicare.” Original Medicare is also… Read more »