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OK, generally, it will depend on what "care" you need. Housekeeping? Not covered. But skilled nursing or similar care if you are homebound, it is possible.Medicare itself tells us this:
If you have Medicare, you can use your home health benefits if you meet all the following conditions:
1. You must be under the care of a doctor, and you must be getting services under a plan of care established and reviewed regularly by a doctor.
2. You must need, and a doctor must certify that you need, one or more of the following.
Intermittent skilled nursing care
Speech-language pathology services
Continued occupational therapy
Seepage 8 for more detail on these services.
3. The home health agency caring for you must be approved by Medicare (Medicare-certified).
4. You must be homebound, and a doctor must certify that you’re homebound. To be homebound means the following:
Leaving your home isn’t recommended because of your condition.
Your condition keeps you from leaving home without help (such as using a wheelchair or walker, needing special transportation, or getting help from another person).
Leaving home takes a considerable and taxing effort.
A person may leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, such as attending religious services. You can still get home health care if you attend adult day care, but you would get the home care services in your home.
More information can be found here: https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/10969.pdf
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