Answer: Private duty services are paid out of pocket or from an insurance policy usually. They cover ADL assistance that can be from a few hours, up to 24 hours a day. In most cases since the duration of such care can go on for weeks, months or years, the services are considered long term care.
Generally, Medicare does not pay for long-term care, however, Medicare may pay for a limited amount of home nursing care for Seniors. Let our care coordinate assist you on selecting the right options for you. If so we can also refer you to qualified providers of medicare services that can complement the services you receive from caregivers referred by Prime Care.