A Review Of Medicare’s Limited Nursing Home Coverage
- June 29, 2016
- Posted by: Alice Reiter Feld
- Category: Elder Law Blog
Medicare Part A covers institutional care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, as well as certain care given by home health agencies and care provided in hospices. Any person who has reached age 65 and who is entitled to Social Security benefits is eligible for Medicare Part A without charge. That is, there are no premiums for this part of the Medicare program.