Legal Question in Elder Law in Tennessee

want to pull my mother out of a rehab/nursing facility not happy with care or treatment, was told will be responsible for the bill, she has medicare/medicaid. she is a resident of nc but was visiting tn when she fell and was treated in hospital before being sent to current facility

Asked on 4/19/12, 8:59 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Marshall Snyder Law Office Of Marshall Snyder

Medicare should pay the bill for the rehab. if she also has a supplemental

policy to cover the 20% that Medicare does not pay. Medicare does not pay

for long term nursing home care. If your mother, being a resident of North

Carolina, has a Medicare Advantage plan and not standard Medicare, there

is a possibility that she was out of her network in Tennessee.

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Answered on 4/19/12, 6:16 pm

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