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Arkansas Skilled Nursing Home Facilities

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We recommend you search by ZIP to also view nearby Arkansas nursing homes that may not be located in the same city but could still meet your needs. Arkansas skilled nursing facilities are listed by city below so you can view only nursing homes in that city.

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Cost of Arkansas Nursing Homes

According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Arkansas is $4,466 per month.

The monthly base rate for Arkansas nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Arkansas is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a double occupancy room for one person in Arkansas. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a single occupancy room for one person is typically higher. In Arkansas, the average cost is $4,908.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Texas$3,954
Oklahoma$4,121
Missouri$4,228
Louisiana$4,293
Arkansas$4,466
Tennessee$5,475
Mississippi$5,962
U.S.$6,083

Arkansas Nursing Home Statistics

Arkansas contains 229 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 24,533 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 72% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Arkansas skilled nursing homes is 3.3 which ranks 28 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Arkansas. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Arkansas facilities.

Overall Ratings of Arkansas Nursing Homes



Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Arkansas



Ownership of Nursing Homes in Arkansas



Percent of Arkansas Nursing Homes in a Hospital



Percent of Arkansas Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities



Percent of Arkansas Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling



Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Arkansas



Helpful Arkansas Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

Part B bills and services.

Carrier
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

General Medicare Information

Information on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.

CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional Office
CMS, Dallas Regional Office
cms.gov
Local: (214) 767-6401

Billing Medicare

Part A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.

Fiscal Intermediary
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Quality of Care/Complaints

Where to submit a complaint about the quality of life or quality of care inside a nursing home.

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Department of Human Services of Arkansas - Office of Long Term Care
medicaid.state.ar.us
Local: (501) 682-8430
Tollfree: (800) 582-4887
Tollfree Notes: Complaint Hotline
Spanish: (800) 482-8988

Obtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.

Ombudsman
Department of Human Services on Aging of Arkansas - Division of Aging and Adult Services
arkansas.gov
Local: (501) 682-2441

Health Care Facilities and Services in Your Area

Finding a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) closest to me to help me lower my health care costs. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless.

Primary Care Association
Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc.
chc-ar.org
Local: (501) 374-8225
Tollfree: (877) 666-2422

Quality of Care/Complaints

Complaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
afmc.org
Local: (479) 649-8501
Tollfree: (800) 272-5528

General Medicare Information

Medigap policies, long-term care insurance, Medicare health plan choices, Medicare rights and protections, and help with filing an appeal.

SHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
insurance.arkansas.gov
Local: (501) 371-2782
Tollfree: (800) 224-6330

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Department of Insurance of Arkansas
arkansas.gov
Local: (501) 371-2782
Tollfree: (800) 224-6330

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Arkansas Department of Health
healthyarkansas.com
Local: (501) 661-2000
Tollfree: (800) 462-0599

Health Care Facilities and Services in Your Area

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Arkansas Hospice Inc.
arkansashospice.org
Local: (501) 748-3333
Tollfree: (877) 257-3400

Other Health Insurance Programs

Low-income programs (such as Medicaid) to help pay medical bills.

State Medical Assistance Office
Department of Human Services of Arkansas
medicaid.state.ar.us
Local: (501) 682-8233
Tollfree: (800) 482-5431
Spanish: (800) 482-8988




For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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