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Medicare and the Delegated Welfare State in the Postwar Era

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the creation of Medicare in 1965 and explains why a delegated administrative structure was chosen for this program. Debates over the program are examined through the lens of ... More


The Invention, Stumbling, and Reinvention of the Modern U.S. Veterans Health Care System, 1918–1924

Rosemary A. Stevens

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the political controversy accompanying the decision to launch the U.S. Veterans Bureau (now the Department of Veterans Affairs) during the Harding administration in 1921, its ... More


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