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Wisconsin Skilled Nursing Home Facilities

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


Cost of Wisconsin Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Wisconsin is $7,505 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Wisconsin, the average cost is $8,292.

More info on Nursing Home Costs

Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Wisconsin Nursing Home Statistics

Wisconsin contains 388 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 33,728 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 79% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Wisconsin skilled nursing homes is 3.5 which ranks 11 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Wisconsin

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

Percent of Wisconsin Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Wisconsin Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Wisconsin Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Helpful Wisconsin Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

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

Part B bills and services.

Wisconsin Physician 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, Chicago Regional Office
Local: (312) 353-7180

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin
Local: (608) 266-3585
Tollfree: (800) 236-8517

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
Wisconsin SHIP (SHIP)
Local: (608) 267-3201
Tollfree: (800) 242-1060
Tollfree Notes: or 866-456-8211 or 800-926-4862
Spanish: (888) 701-1255

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 Wisconsin
Local: (608) 277-7477

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Hospice Organization and Palliative Experts of Wisconsin
Local: (608) 233-7166
Tollfree: (800) 210-0220

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Wisconsin Department of Health
Local: (608) 266-1865
Tollfree: (800) 362-3002

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Wisconsin Department of Health
Local: (608) 221-5720
Tollfree: (800) 362-3002

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
MetaStar, Inc.
Local: (608) 274-1940
Tollfree: (800) 362-2320

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

Board of Aging and Long Term Care of Wisconsin
Local: (608) 246-7012
Tollfree: (800) 815-0015

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Dept of Health and Family Services of WI-Division of Supportive Living-Bureau of Quality Assurance
Local: (608) 266-8481
Tollfree: (800) 642-6552

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

Wisconsin Nursing Homes by City