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Will TRICARE cover the cost for nursing home care?  
Long-term care, also known as “custodial” care, is not a TRICARE or Medicare covered benefit. Long-term care refers to assisting individuals with services associated with daily living such as bathing, dressing, using the bathroom, etc. However, TRICARE and Medicare both provide coverage (with co-payments) for care delivered in a skilled nursing facility, where nursing and rehabilitation services are provided by licensed nurses, physical and/or occupational therapists, etc. and are determined to be medically necessary by a Medicare/TRICARE authorized physician. Other health insurance coverage may have different benefits. Contact your heath insurance customer service representative for more information.
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Service ProviderReferenceMeans of Delivery
Family Program Coordinator US Army National Guard Verbal
FEDweek Retired Military Personnel Handbook Publication
Medicare
Social Security Administration Written
Soldier and Family Assistance Program Manager Verbal
TRICARE Publication
U.S. Army Reserve Family Program Director Verbal

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