PAYING FOR LONG TERM CARE WITH MEDICARE, MASSHEALTH, AND VA BENEFITS
Many people rely on Medicare and MassHealth/Medicaid to pay for long term care, yet these benefits are usually quite limited. Find out what Medicare and MassHealth/Medicaid actually cover, for how long, and at what out-of-pocket costs from the Minuteman Senior Services SHINE - health benefits counseling program. They discuss benefits from the traditional Medicare program as well as supplemental plans, what to ask when considering long term care benefits in those plans, and more. In addition, Priscilla Leach, Lincoln's Veterans Services Officer, explains long term care benefits for veterans.