Does medicare pay for a nursing home stay?

Answer Medicare does not cover long-term nursing home stays. It does, however, cover some care in skilled nursing

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How much does medicare pay for nursing home coverage?

For 2010, if you were hospitalized in a skilled nursing facility, Medicare would pay for the first 20 days of your skilled nursing stay providing it was preceded by an Inpatient Stay of at least 3 ... Read More »

Nursing Home Medicare Rules in Arizona?

Medicare does not have extended benefits for nursing home stays. However, it does have some benefits because of the extensive cost of nursing home care. Although Medicare does not offer many bene... Read More »

Can Medicare take your SS if you go into a nursing home?

Medicare will not take your Social Security check if you go into a nursing home. However, it is important to remember that Medicare pays for only very limited nursing home care. Medicare covers up ... Read More »

How long will medicare pay nursing home expenses?

Medicare pays for up to 100 days of medically necessary skilled care in a nursing home (skilled nursing facility) per benefit period. For the first 20 days, Medicare pays the full fee, the patient ... Read More »