Paying for Long Term Care

An important part of planning for long term care 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 when Medicare, Medicaid, or other options might pay for long term care is important and may affect your decisions.

Cattaraugus County NY Connects staff can help you understand these "rules" and give you options that best meet you or your loved one's care needs.

Payment options may include:

  • Personal savings or investments
  • Long term care insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • SSI/SSD
  • Veterans benefits

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