The Medicare Act also known as the Social Security Act, is a basic program of hospital insurance for persons of age 65 and older.
Effect: It aids the elderly in paying doctor bills and other healthcare bills.
Still relevant today?: Yes, it's a lifeline that puts healthcare in the reach of millions.
Child Nutrition Act
It was a demonstrated relationship between food and good nutrition for children.
Effect: It met more effectively and nutritional needs for children.
Still relevant today?: Yes because it gives children good nutrition and less fattening food.
Food Stamp Act
Any program that promulgated pursuant to the provisions of this act.
Effect: It helped families who didn't earn much or couldn't afford.
Still relevant today?: Yes, many families still use this to feed their children and other relatives.
National School Lunch Act
It made the states participate in giving students their lunches.
Effect: The program had a short-run health but over time it had higher educational attainment.
Still relevant today?: Yes, every school in America provides the students with lunch.