Medicare will only pay for up to one-hundred days in a skilled-nursing facility. Medicaid will cover long-term care costs in a nursing home for individuals who meet the income and asset qualification criteria. If you are worried about how to pay the cost of care for a family member in a nursing home, our attorneys can help you evaluate your options including Medicaid. We can help you plan for eligibility, apply for benefits, and make sure your application gets approved and applied correctly.
For more detailed information about nursing homes and Medicaid in Georgia please see the following blog posts: