I was looking at the ‘stats’ for my blog just now and I noticed that someone found my page by entering the following question into their search bar: “assisted living places in illinois that take medicare payments”. Here is your quick answer.
Medicare does not pay for long term care. It will pay for long term care in a rehab center after discharge from a hospital. It will pay for out patient therapy which can be performed in and assisted living home. But it does not pay for ROOM and BOARD.