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Cost of Florida Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Florida is $7,300 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Florida, the average cost is $8,060.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Florida Nursing Home Statistics

Florida contains 692 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 83,515 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 Florida skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 14 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Florida Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Florida

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Florida

Percent of Florida Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Florida Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Florida Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Helpful Florida Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
First Coast Service Options, Inc.
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

First Coast Service Options, Inc.
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 Financial Services
Local: (850) 413-3089
Tollfree: (877) 693-5236
Tollfree Notes: Opt. 2 for Spanish
Spanish: (850) 413-1891

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
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)
Local: (850) 414-2060
Tollfree: (800) 963-5337

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
Association of Community Health Centers of Florida
Local: (850) 942-1822
Tollfree: (800) 456-8263

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Hospices and Palliative Care Inc. of Florida
Local: (850) 878-2632
Tollfree: (800) 282-6560

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Florida Department of Health
Local: (850) 245-4003
Spanish: (866) 874-3972

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Agency for Health Care Administration of Florida
Local: (850) 487-1111
Tollfree: (866) 762-2237

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Florida Medical Quality Assurance
Local: (813) 354-9111
Tollfree: (800) 844-0795

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

Long Term Care Ombudsman of Florida
Local: (850) 414-2323
Tollfree: (888) 831-0404

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Agency for Health Care Administration of Florida
Tollfree: (888) 419-3456

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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