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Why did Johnson approve of Medicare why is it needed?


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2010-05-14 17:06:51
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Medicare was enacted to ensure that senior citizens would get medical care. Prior to Medicare, seniors were having to choose between eating, paying the bills and going to the doctor or getting medication.

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