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South Carolina Skilled Nursing Home Facilities

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


Cost of South Carolina Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in South Carolina is $5,779 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In South Carolina, the average cost is $6,251.

More info on Nursing Home Costs

Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Carolina$5,779
North Carolina$6,266

South Carolina Nursing Home Statistics

South Carolina contains 187 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 19,282 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 South Carolina skilled nursing homes is 3.2 which ranks 36 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of South Carolina Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in South Carolina

Ownership of Nursing Homes in South Carolina

Percent of South Carolina Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of South Carolina Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of South Carolina Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in South Carolina

Helpful South Carolina Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
Palmetto (GBA)
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

Palmetto (GBA)
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 South Carolina
Local: (803) 737-6160

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
(I-CARE) Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders
Local: (803) 734-9900
Tollfree: (800) 868-9095

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 Health Care Association of South Carolina
Local: (803) 788-2778
Tollfree: (800) 438-3895

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Carolinas Center for Hospice & End-of-Life Care
Local: (919) 677-4100
Tollfree: (800) 662-8859

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Tollfree: (888) 549-0820

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

State Medical Assistance Office
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Local: (803) 898-2500
Tollfree: (888) 549-0820

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Carolina Center for Medical Excellence
Local: (803) 251-2215
Tollfree: (800) 922-3089

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

(I-CARE) Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders
Local: (803) 734-9900
Tollfree: (800) 868-9095

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 Health and Environmental Control of South Carolina - Bureau of Certification
Local: (803) 545-4205
Tollfree: (800) 922-6735
Tollfree Notes: Complaint Hotline

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

South Carolina Nursing Homes by City