Who Pays for Post-Acute Rehabilitation?

Medicare: For a Medicare eligible beneficiaries, Medicare Part A coverage pays for a room, meals, nursing services, rehabilitation services, medications, supplies and durable medical equipment for up to 100 days. For the first 20 days in a post-acute rehabilitation facility, Medicare covers 100 percent of skilled care. From Day 21 through Day 100, the resident must pay a daily co-insurance rate.

Insurance: Coverage for post-acute rehabilitation care varies by insurance company. Most commercial insurance companies cover post-acute rehabilitation, but some require co-pays. If you have questions about what post-acute rehabilitation services are covered by your insurance company, please give us a call at 1-866-330-0609.

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