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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

Helpful Idaho Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
Noridian Administrative Services
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

CIGNA (Connecticut General Life Insurance Company)
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, Seattle Regional Office
Local: (206) 615-2354

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Department of Insurance of Idaho
Local: (208) 334-4250
Tollfree: (800) 721-3272

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
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)
Local: (208) 334-4352
Tollfree: (800) 247-4422

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 Care Association of Idaho
Local: (208) 345-2335

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Idaho End of life Coalition
Local: (208) 841-1862

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Local: (208) 334-5500
Tollfree: (800) 926-2588

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Local: (208) 334-6700
Tollfree: (800) 926-2588

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Qualis Health
Local: (208) 343-4617
Tollfree: (800) 445-6941

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

Commission On Aging of Idaho
Local: (208) 334-3833
Tollfree: (877) 471-2777

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Local: (208) 334-6626
Spanish: (800) 874-9426

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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