Many beneficiaries believe that Medicare provides substantial coverage for nursing home care. The coverage actually available is of short duration, incomplete, and riddled with limitations. This article discusses the various requirements to receive Medicare benefits for skilled nursing facility admissions, and it also discusses the appeals process for denied benefit claims.
Dale, Edward and Feuerman, Cheryldiane
"Nursing Facility Coverage Under Medicare,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor: Vol. 2
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss1/12