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Med·i·care

also med·i·care  (mĕd′ĭ-kâr′)
n.
A program under the US Social Security Administration that reimburses hospitals and physicians for medical care provided to qualifying people over 65 years old.

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Medicare

(ˈmɛdɪˌkɛə)
n
1. (Social Welfare) (in the US) a federally sponsored health insurance programme for persons of 65 or older
2. (Social Welfare) (often not capital) (in Canada) a similar programme covering all citizens
3. (Social Welfare) (in Australia) a government-controlled general health-insurance scheme
[C20: medi(cal) + care]
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Med•i•care

(ˈmɛd ɪˌkɛər)

n.
1. (sometimes l.c.) a U.S. government program of medical insurance for aged or disabled persons.
2. (l.c.) any of various government-funded programs to provide medical care to a population.
(medi (cal) + care]
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Medicare

A health insurance program for people over 65 years old, under which the government pays the medical expenses of qualifying people.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Medicare - health care for the agedMedicare - health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over
health care - social insurance for the ill and injured
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Translations

Med·i·care

n. Programa de asistencia médica del gobierno de los Estados Unidos a personas desde los 65 años de edad en adelante o a adultos incapacitados para trabajar.
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Many of the displaced enrollees will turn to Medicare supplement insurance products.
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Medicare plans are available in two types: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans.