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Subject:  Re: Medicare, anyone? Date:  10/17/2012  12:21 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  17960 of 20604

Medicare will pay for a short time in a nursing home/rehabilitation center.

Unless things have gotten much more liberal than when I cared (I doubt it), this is only for rehab after a hospital admission, and only until semi-weekly evaluations indicate enough progress that you don't need it or not enough progress to benefit from it, at which point they boot you. Medicare pays nothing for long-term care.

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