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Answered By: BethMarie Gooding
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2016     Views: 180

Start your research by going to a basic background information source like an encyclopedia. Encyclopedia Britannica, for instance, has a nice article on Medicare and Medicaid.

Next, you might like to explore information from the official agencies that handle Medicare (http://www.medicare.gov/default.aspx) and Medicaid (http://www.medicaid.gov/). 

If you need more information at this point, it will probably be more specific...like a specific aspect of Medicare and/or Medicaid. Now you might want to explore academic journal articles and non-scholarly articles (trade journals, magazines, newspapers, etc.) on Medicare and/or Medicaid. To do this, pick an appropriate database from the library's subscriptions: