NAELA Celebrates Medicare and Medicaid Anniversary

Monday, July 30, 2018 General News
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When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, he stated, "No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine."

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed

Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, he stated, "No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine. No longer will illness crush and destroy the savings they have so carefully put away over a lifetime so they might enjoy dignity in their later years. No longer will young families see their own incomes, and their own hopes, eaten away simply because they are carrying out their deep moral obligations."

"For more than 30 years, these programs have provided numerous benefits and services to enable millions of Americans to live longer and healthier lives," said NAELA President Michael J. Amoruso, Esq., Fellow, CAP.

To receive a free NAELA brochure: "Questions and Answers When Looking for an Elder or Special Needs Law Attorney," contact Communications Manager Abby Matienzo by email at amatienzo@naela.org or phone at 703-942-5711 #230.

Find an Elder and Special Needs Law attorney in your area using NAELA's Member Directory.

About NAELA Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of NAELA is to establish NAELA members as the premier providers of legal advocacy, guidance, and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit NAELA.org.

 

SOURCE National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc



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