The National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) www.nsclc.org provides the answers to common misconceptions about nursing homes:
True or False?
1. A nursing home resident’s family can visit at any time.
2. Once a resident fails to make progress in therapy, Medicare cannot pay for nursing home care.
3. If a nursing home resident is hospitalized, the nursing home must readmit him at the end of his hospitalization.
For the answers.