Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Voting on the Original Medicare and Medicare Act in 1965

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Summary: These resources were compiled by Dr. David Slusky for his Fall 2016 First Year Experience Seminar, ECON 177: The Affordable Care Act. The Social Security Amendments of 1965 was a piece of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society program enacted on July 30, 1965. The legislation called for federally-provided health insurance for the elderly and poor families, and resulted in the creation of Medicare and Medicaid.

Date Range: 1964-1966

Online materials: Constituent correspondence, correspondence from medical professionals and organizations, bill draft, and publicity materials

Additional materials: Constituent correspondence and legislative material

 

Title: Correspondence relating to the inclusion of podiatrists in the Medicare Program

Date: c. 1966

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 14, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Correspondence relating Medicare reimbursement for extended care facilities

Date: c. 1966

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 14, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Medicare letter with Dole's reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Medicare letter with Dole's reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Medicare letter with Dole's reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Medicare letter with Dole's reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter opposing the inclusion of American physicians within the Social Security program, with Dole's Reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Medicare letter with Dole's reply

Date: 1964-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 81, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senate Report No. 247: Older Americans Act of 1965

Date: 1965-05-24

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 164, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter and supporting documentation to Dole from the Commissioner of Social Security detailing the enrollment deadlines for Medicare

Date: 1966-05-19

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 164, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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