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When does short term care turn into long term care?

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Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Insurance term

Typically short term and long term care are insurance terms relating to coverage.
However i believe in general short term is 6 mo or less. It depends on the context.

In brief: Insurance term

Typically short term and long term care are insurance terms relating to coverage.
However i believe in general short term is 6 mo or less. It depends on the context.
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Different

I assume the short term care- implies short hospital stay in a typical hospital.
On an average length of stay 4 days, some may stay much longer. Long term acute hospitals differ in the sense that insurance allows a patient to stay much longer period of time approx 3 weeks.

In brief: Different

I assume the short term care- implies short hospital stay in a typical hospital.
On an average length of stay 4 days, some may stay much longer. Long term acute hospitals differ in the sense that insurance allows a patient to stay much longer period of time approx 3 weeks.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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