Watchdog Report

August 3, 2008 3:01 AM

Medicare at a glance

Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to 44 million people -- about one in seven Americans. People aged 65 and older are automatically entitled to Medicare if they or their spouse are eligible for Social Security. This group accounts for about 37 million Medicare beneficiaries.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Rivers of Light coming soon to Animal Kingdom 02:21

Rivers of Light coming soon to Animal Kingdom

Soarin' Around The World to open at Epcot 00:21

Soarin' Around The World to open at Epcot

Cobra's Curse to open at Busch Gardens in Tampa 00:22

Cobra's Curse to open at Busch Gardens in Tampa

Jedi Training Academy updated at Disney's Hollywood Studios 02:45

Jedi Training Academy updated at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Here's what it's like to ride SeaWorld's new roller coaster 01:13

Here's what it's like to ride SeaWorld's new roller coaster

Miami Beach mayor proposes minimum-wage hike in defiance of Florida law 00:39

Miami Beach mayor proposes minimum-wage hike in defiance of Florida law

SeaWorld's manatee rehab area opens for viewing 00:53

SeaWorld's manatee rehab area opens for viewing

SeaWorld and Guy Harvey partner for exhibit for new Mako coaster 03:56

SeaWorld and Guy Harvey partner for exhibit for new Mako coaster

Opening of new Publix in West Miami was a Cinco de Mayo celebration 00:33

Opening of new Publix in West Miami was a Cinco de Mayo celebration

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos