What is the difference between Long-term care and Medicare?
Medicare DOES NOT 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?
Long-term care is a range of services and support for your personal care needs. Most long-term care isn’t medical care. Instead, 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.