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Kentucky Skilled Nursing Home Facilities

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


Cost of Kentucky Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Kentucky is $6,327 per month.

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

This cost is the base cost for a in Kentucky. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In Kentucky, the average cost is $7,270.

More info on Nursing Home Costs

Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

West Virginia$8,562

Kentucky Nursing Home Statistics

Kentucky contains 289 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 27,005 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 87% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Kentucky skilled nursing homes is 2.9 which ranks 48 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Kentucky Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Kentucky

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Kentucky

Percent of Kentucky Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Kentucky Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Kentucky Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Helpful Kentucky Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
National Government Services
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

National Government Services
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, Atlanta Regional Office
Local: (404) 562-7500

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Department of Insurance of Kentucky
Local: (502) 564-3630
Tollfree: (800) 595-6053

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
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (502) 564-6930
Tollfree: (877) 293-7447

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
Primary Care Association, Inc. of Kentucky
Local: (502) 227-4379

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Kentucky
Tollfree: (888) 322-7317

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
Local: (502) 564-3970

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Cabinet for Health Services of Kentucky
Local: (502) 564-4321
Tollfree: (800) 635-2570

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Health Care Excel, Inc.
Tollfree: (800) 288-1499

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

Office of Aging Services of Kentucky
Local: (502) 564-6930
Tollfree: (800) 372-2991

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Office of Inspector General of Kentucky
Local: (502) 564-7963

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

Kentucky Nursing Homes by City