Does Medicare pay for long-term care?
Medicare will pay for some home health care and skilled nursing facility care following a hospital stay as a part of continuing care. It does not pay for nursing home care or longer-term home care. Medicare does not pay for most long-term care services. Individuals should not rely on Medicare to meet their long-term care service needs. Medicare does not pay for custodial care when that is the only kind of care needed.

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Long-Term Care Insurance

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1. What is long-term care insurance?
2. What is the difference between a tax qualified and a non-tax qualified plan?
3. Does Medicare pay for long-term care?
4. Does Medicaid pay for long-term care?
5. How do I file a complaint?