A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 04/26/2017 Feeling Ill Over Healthcare Costs With the possible exception of taxes, there is no bigger political football in America than health care costs.After seemingly endless discussion since the birth of the United States, federally mandated and financially supported health care came into being in 1965 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill creating both Medicare ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.