How long will medicare pay nursing home expenses?

Answer 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 »

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How to Protect Assets From Nursing Home Expenses?

Statistics show that 12 million Americans are going to need long-term care by the year 2012, as reported by the Department of Health and Human Services, and 40 percent of those who reach the age of... 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 »

Does medicare pay for a nursing home stay?

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

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 »