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Cost of Idaho Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Idaho is $6,935 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Idaho, the average cost is $7,376.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Idaho Nursing Home Statistics

Idaho contains 79 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 5,919 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 65% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Idaho skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 10 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Idaho Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Idaho

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Idaho

Percent of Idaho Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Idaho Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Idaho Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Idaho? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Idaho

Have a complaint about a Idaho Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Idaho have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Idaho, report it to:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Local: (208) 334-6626
Tollfree TDD: (800) 377-3529
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Idaho 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:
Commission On Aging of Idaho
Local: (208) 334-3833
Tollfree: (800) 926-2588
Tollfree TDD: (800) 926-2588
As a Idaho resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Idaho state department of insurance at:
Department of Insurance of Idaho
Local: (208) 334-4250
Tollfree: (800) 721-4422
Are you aware of all the Idaho health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Idaho Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare or
Local: (208) 334-5500
Are you on a low income in Idaho and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Idaho medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare or
Local: (208) 334-6700
Are you familiar with the Idaho Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to Idaho 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 Idaho AAA below:

Area Agency on Aging of North Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, ID
(208) 667-3179
Area Agency on Aging of North Central Idaho
Lewiston, ID
(208) 743-5580
Area 3 Senior Services Agency- Southwest Idaho Area Agency on Aging
Meridian, ID
(208) 898-7060
College of Southern Idaho Office on Aging
Twin Falls, ID
(208) 736-2122
Southeast Idaho Council of Governments, Area Agency on Aging
Pocatello, ID
(208) 233-4032
Area Agency on Aging of Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership
Idaho Falls, ID
(208) 522-5391

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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