Paying for nursing home care often begins with the resident paying out of pocket. As time goes on, residents may qualify for Medicaid, which can cover doctor's bills, prescriptions, vision care, dental care, personal car... More » Government & Politics Social Services

To qualify for nursing home care, a veteran must either have a disability due to time in the service, a combined disability rating of 70 percent or a disability rating of 60 percent and be unemployable. Veterans with dis... More » Government & Politics Military

Medicare only pays for part of nursing home care. Medicare does not cover the largest portion of long-term services or personal care. For eligible individuals, Medicare covers costs for only 100 days, paying completely f... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance
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