Associations to the word «Medicare»


MEDICARE, noun. (Canada) The Canadian national health care system
MEDICARE, proper noun. (US) The system of government subsidies for health care for the elderly and disabled.
MEDICARE, proper noun. (Australian) The publicly funded universal health care system, operated by the government authority Medicare Australia. [From 1984.]
MEDICARE, proper noun. (Canada) Alternative spelling of medicare

Dictionary definition

MEDICARE, noun. Health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King