Will Medicare pay for all or part of nursing home care?

No. Except under certain limited circumstances, Medicare will not pay for nursing home care. Medicare will only pay for a very short stay in a nursing home for rehabilitation and therapy. Medicare does not pay for long term nursing home care.

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