Finding and Choosing the right Nursing Home for you or a loved one
This government provided tool also allows you to see what insurances and public benefits are accepted at the various facilities.
Private – Individual Long Term Care Coverage.
Here’s a 7 page Checklist to help keep track in your search. Hopefully, you don’t need all the services of a nursing home here’s Alternatives to Nursing Home Care.
Medicare has published a 50 some page Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home latest edition 8.2015 May 2011 Publication 02174. Check it out.
We’ve also included all the helpful and relevant publications and information we could find on this page and others in this website. Use the menu at top or embedded links to navigate and find the information that you need.
Resources & Links
Veteran’s Home Health Care va.gov
Health Grades.com – they charge a fee
Poorest Nursing Homes
Prevent & Report Elder Abuse CA Attorney General
Law Help Nursing Homes & Residential Care Facilities Nursing Home Bill of Rights CA Deptment of Public Health pdf 39 pages
Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.), 42 CFR 483.12
Physician’s Report for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Preplacement Appraisal Information LIC 603 Identification and Emergency Information LIC 601 Senate Reviews Assisted Living Facility Problems 2.2014 CA Health Line
Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care # 10153
SB 411 2012 – Price – Licensing of Home Care Agencies & Workers AB 889 Ammiano – 2012 Domestic Workers New Life Styles.com – The source for Senior Living
A quick look at Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility (SNF) care
What’s skilled nursing facility (SNF) care?
Why would I need skilled nursing or therapy care?
How do I find and choose a skilled nursing facility (SNF)?
Medicare SNF Coverage
When will Medicare cover skilled nursing facility (SNF) care?
How long does Medicare cover my SNF care?
Examples of Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage
What does Medicare cover when I qualify for skilled nursing facility (SNF) care?
What You Pay
What do I pay for skilled nursing facility (SNF) care in 2015?
Ways to get help paying for skilled care and other health care costs
Your Care in a SNF
What’s an assessment?
What’s a care plan?
When Your Medicare Coverage Ends
What if I think my skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage is ending too soon?
Your Rights & Protections
What are my rights in a skilled nursing facility (SNF)?
How can I report and resolve problems?
What if I think my SNF charges are wrong?
Skilled Nursing Facility Checklist