Art Robinson: Medicare is a welfare subsidy
"Older Americans, who require the greatest amount of care, have had universal access to this high quality medicine through the welfare subsidies of Medicare and related programs. Medical welfare could be handled largely through direct taxpayer subsidies in much the same way that food stamps now feed 25 million Americans."
Source: Art Robinson’s Access to Energy newsletter, November 1993. "The Euthanasia Act of 1994"