Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for Residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities: Special Problems and Concerns
This issue brief describes Medicare drug benefit policy issues for residents of nursing homes and other long-term care settings, such as assisted living facilities and board and care facilities. The brief addresses differing rules for nursing home and non-nursing home settings, as well as for dual eligibles residing in long-term care facilities.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
- A Primer on Medicare: Key Facts About the Medicare Program and the People it Covers
- Medicare at a Glance
- Faces of Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Profiles of People with Medicare and Medicaid Coverage
- Massachusetts and Washington: Financial Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Compared