Medicare was designed to provide healthcare to a specific population at a time when many of the elderly seemed unable to afford healthcare.

Based on your understanding of the topic, answer the following:

  • Should Medicare be expanded to include not just older Americans and those with certain disabilities, but other people as well? Discuss.
  • Has the implementation of Medicare actually forwarded the cause for national health insurance or impeded its progress? Discuss.

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