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H.R. 6675 (89th): An Act to provide a hospital insurance program for the aged under the Social Security Act with a supplementary health benefits program and an expanded program of medical assistance, to increase benefits under the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance System, to improve the Federal-State public assistance programs, and far other purposes

About the bill

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The Social Security Amendments of 1965, Pub.L. 89–97, 79 Stat. 286, enacted July 30, 1965, was legislation in the United States whose most important provisions resulted in creation of two programs: Medicare and Medicaid. The legislation initially provided federal health insurance for the elderly (over 65) and for poor families.

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Introduced
89th Congress (1965–1966)
Status

Enacted on Jul 30, 1965

Law
Pub.L. 89-97
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Last Updated: Jul 30, 1965

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