Medical Care for the Aged

November 1960
New Republic;11/28/60, Vol. 143 Issue 23, p9
Reports that before his election, Presidential candidate John Kennedy committed himself and his party to obtain within the first 30 days of the 87th Congress legislation assuring adequate medical care for the aged. Discussion of guidelines which any Medicare program should follow; Reason for the omission of physicians' and surgeons' fees from the guidelines list; Recommendations in the bill introduced by Senator Pat McNamara, as a result of the intensive studies and consultations made by his Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging.


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