What is the difference between Long-term care and Medicare?
Medicare doesn’t cover long-term care (also called custodial care).
Most nursing home care is custodial care.
Your costs in Original Medicare
You pay 100% for non-covered services, including most long-term care.
What it is
Long-term care is a range of services and support for your personal care needs. Most long-term care isn’t medical care. Instead, most long-term care is help with basic personal tasks of everyday life like bathing, dressing, and using the bathroom, sometimes called activities of daily living.
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