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Subject:  Re: Long Term Care Date:  8/15/1999  10:09 PM
Author:  TwoCybers Number:  684 of 20595

While dealing with an eldercare lawyer last year, I was given the figures. From memory for each 100 people going into a nursing home on medicare (from a hospital) only 10% use up the 90 day medicare limit.

The vast majority, get well enough to return home. The next biggest group die. A few transfer to another type of facility (hospital, assisted living, etc.)
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