Is It True Medicare Will Not Pay for Long-Term Care?

Is It True Medicare Will Not Pay for Long-Term Care?

Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. The program helps with the cost of health care for seniors, but it does not cover the cost of most long-term care or all of a person’s medical expenses.  Medicaid provides medical coverage and the cost of most long-term care for those who qualify for the program. By contrast, Medicaid nursing home services are only provided for those who qualify for the program and...