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 »

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 »

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

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 »