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Cost of Alaska Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Alaska is $23,451 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Alaska, the average cost is $23,451.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Alaska Nursing Home Statistics

Alaska contains 18 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 693 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 86% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Alaska skilled nursing homes is 4 which ranks 2 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Alaska Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Alaska

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Alaska

Percent of Alaska Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Alaska Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Alaska Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Alaska? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Alaska?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Alaska nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Alaska?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Alaska.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Alaska facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Alaska nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Alaska?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Alaska's nursing homes.
  • What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
    Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
  • Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
    How does this compare to other Alaska nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Alaska Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Alaska

Have a complaint about a Alaska Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Alaska have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Alaska, report it to:
DHSS of Alaska - Division of Healthcare Services & Health Facilities Licensing and Certification Uni
Local: (907) 334-2483
Tollfree: (888) 387-9387
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Alaska or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of Alaska
Local: (907) 334-4480
Tollfree: (800) 730-6393
As a Alaska resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Alaska state department of insurance at:
Insurance Division of Alaska
Local: (907) 269-7900
Tollfree: (800) 467-8725
Are you aware of all the Alaska health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Alaska Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Local: (907) 465-3030
Are you on a low income in Alaska and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Alaska medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Local: (907) 465-3030
Tollfree: (800) 780-9972

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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