Paying for Long Term Services and Supports

An important part of planning for long term services and supports is deciding how to pay for it. There are variations in costs based on the type and amount of care you need, which provider you use, and where you live. Learning more about the "rules" for Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other options for paying for long term services and supports is important and may affect your decisions.

Payment options may include:

  1. Personal savings or investments
  2. Long term care insurance
  3. Health insurance
  4. Medicare
  5. Medicaid
  6. SSI/SSD
  7. Veterans benefits

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