What is the federal program Medical care for the elderly called in 1965?
the answer is Medicaid
The federal program created in the 1960s which provides medical care to the poor and indigent who qualify is called?
When the federal government passes authority to administer a program down to state or local governments what is it called?
A geriatric is an elderly person. Geriatrics is the study of medicine pertaining to the elderly. Geriatrics is the medical specialty which focuses on the care and treatment of the elderly, usually patients who are 65 years of age or older. A physician who practices geriatrics is sometimes called a geriatrician. Geriatricians have trained as family practitioners or as internists initially. If a family practitioner or internist wishes to subspecialize in geriatrics, he or she…