Should Medicare Cover Long Term Care?

Long term care can be expensive. In fact, it can be downright cost prohibitive.

Insurance to cover the costs associated with long term care has always been in a state of flux due to inaccurate pricing models utilized by insurers. Costs continue to rise.

So what is the typical knee jerk reaction when people cannot afford care and cannot afford insurance coverage either?

Let the Government pay for it!

It seems that a growing number of Americans are of the opinion that the Government should add coverage for long term care to Medicare.

Here’s an article from the Las Vegas Sun regarding the topic:

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/may/25/older-americans-want-medicare-to-pay-for-long-term/