An example of Medicare is the health program that will pay the hospital bill of a retired person.
Origin of Medicaremedi(cal) + care
Origin of Medicaremedi(cal) + care.
- (Canada) The Canadian national health care system
- (US) The system of government subsidies for health care for the elderly and disabled.
- My mom started getting Medicare last week.
- (Australia) The publicly funded universal health care system, operated by the government authority Medicare Australia. [From 1984.]
- (Canada) Alternative spelling of medicare.