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Does private long-term care insurance help pay for a nursing home?

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Private long-term care insurance is a health insurance option that supplements Medicare coverage. Private long-term care insurance policies vary greatly. Each policy has its own eligibility requirements, restrictions, costs, and benefits.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Family Caregiver Alliance.

Helpguide.org.

Medicare.gov.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Family Caregiver Alliance.

Helpguide.org.

Medicare.gov.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 12, 2018

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