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Medicare pays for inpatient skilled nursing care, but only for a limited time and under certain circumstances. It is crucial to be aware of the complex rules for SNF coverage to avoid costly surprises.

The Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) runs from January 1 through February 14 each year. During this window, seniors can switch to Original Medicare if they find their Advantage Plan doesn’t meet their needs.

Medicare may pay for hospice care, if a person has six months or less to live. Review these requirements that must be met to qualify for Medicare coverage for hospice care.

"Am I eligible for Medicare?" "Can my mom or dad get Medicare?" These are common questions among caregivers, and unfortunately there is no easy answer. You must meet certain criteria to qualify.