Nursing Home Residents Can Come Home for Celebrations

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Nursing home residents won’t lose their nursing facility coverage if they come home for the holidays.

Nursing home residents won’t lose their nursing facility coverage if they come home for the holidays.

Holidays are stressful enough without having to worry whether your loved ones will lose their nursing facility coverage if they come home for a celebration, reports the Center for Medicare Advocacy. According to Medicare law, nursing home residents may leave the facility occasionally without losing their Medicare coverage. Residents may be charged a “bed hold” fee, but cannot legally lose Medicare coverage for this reason.

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