A variety of services that help people with health or personal needs and activities of daily living over a period of time. Long-term care can be provided at home, in the community, or in various types of facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Most long-term care is custodial care. Medicare doesn?t pay for this type of care if this is the only kind of care you need.
Designed to provide coverage for not less than twelve consecutive months for necessary medical services provided in a setting other than an acute unit of a hospital.
Source: Missouri Department of Insurance