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Cost of Arizona Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Arizona is $5,840 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Arizona, the average cost is $7,087.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$6,220

Arizona Nursing Home Statistics

Arizona contains 149 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 16,564 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 69% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Arizona skilled nursing homes is 3.8 which ranks 6 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Arizona Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Arizona

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Arizona

Percent of Arizona Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Arizona Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Arizona Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Arizona? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Arizona

Have a complaint about a Arizona Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Arizona have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Arizona, report it to:
Department of Health Services of Arizona - Assurance and Licensure Division of Long Term Care
Local: (602) 364-2690
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Arizona 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:
Aging and Adult Administration of Arizona
Local: (602) 542-4446
Tollfree: (800) 432-4040
Spanish: (602) 542-4446
As a Arizona resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Arizona state department of insurance at:
Arizona Department of Insurance
Local: (602) 364-2499
Tollfree: (800) 325-2548
Are you aware of all the Arizona health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Arizona Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Arizona Department of Health Services
Local: (602) 542-1025
Are you on a low income in Arizona and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Arizona medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
AHCCCS (a.k.a. Access) (formerly - Health Care Cost Containment of Arizona)
Local: (602) 417-4000
Tollfree: (800) 523-0231
Spanish: (602) 417-4000
Are you familiar with the Arizona Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to Arizona residents that are 60 years of age and older. The AAAs can assist and offer guidance on nutrition, caregiver support, assistance programs and referrals, ombudsmen assistance, insurance counseling and even transportation.

Find and Contact your local Arizona AAA below:

Area Agency on Aging Region One
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-2255
Pima Council on Aging
Tucson, AZ
(520) 790-0504
Northern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging
Flagstaff, AZ
(877) 521-3500
Pinal Gila Council for Senior Citizens Area on Aging Region 5
Casa Grande, AZ
(520) 836-2758
South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization Area Agency on Aging
Bisbee, AZ
(520) 432-2528
Western Arizona Council of Governments
Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1886

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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