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What is the health insurance program administered by the government for most elderly people?
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To what government organization did the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services delegate the responsibility for administering the Medicare program?
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
In developed countries, yes, most people have health insurance. In the United States, less than 15% of people were uninsured before the passage of the Health Care Reform Act…, which expanded coverage even beyond that.
Medicaid is administered by the States. It is supervised by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
What government organization did the secretary of the department of health and human services delegate the responsibility for administering the medicare program?
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare and Medicaid provide health insurance for the elderly, poor, and disabled.
Private health insurance companies generally avoid the elderly. If an elderly person currently does not have medical insurance, their best bet is to find a job that will grant… group insurance regardless of their age, or to apply for Medicare.
There are certain Long-Term Care Insurance that will reimburse or help supplement the cost of care for a senior in a private home. The service for senior care must still… be paid directly to the agency, Long Term Care Insurance will be directly reimbursed to the client.
Medicare Australia is a program of the Australian Government. Medicare Australia is part of the Department of Human Services. Some of the programs that Medicare Australia ad…ministers are Medicare and pharmacy insurance. They also oversee organ donation, family assistance, elderly care, and many other services and programs.
The CHIP in CHIP Health Insurance is an acronym representative of Children's Health Insurance Program. It is a government sponsored program that covers children whose families… do not meet the requirements for Medicaid but cannot afford to purchase standard health insurance.
Medicare is the Government program that provides health insurance for people are over the age of retirement or who receive disability benefits from Social Security. A majority… of these people also purchase what is called a Medicare Supplement Policy that pays the difference in what Medicare pays and what is actually billed to the person.
It is generally cheaper for people to negotiate healthinsurance prices through their employer as the combined company hasbetter negotiating power than a single person. . Empl…oyers keep more productive employees if they encouragehealth among their employees. As such some of the insurance may besubsidized by the workplace. Employers also have an incentive tomake sure that employees spend some of their earnings on healthmaintenance. . It is far less effort for an employee to get health insurancefrom their employers than on their own.
Health insurance for the elderly, the poor and the disabled is provided by Medicare.