Medicare and Long-Term Care
It may come as a surprise to you that Medicare covers very little of the cost associated with long-term care services. Here are some facts:
In short, although Medicare does cover some skilled care services that
may be delivered in a nursing facility or in the home, it does not cover
long-term help with activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, and using the bathroom. Yet, most long-term care is sought to assist individuals in carrying out these activities.