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Cost of Illinois Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Illinois is $5,399 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Illinois, the average cost is $6,205.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Illinois Nursing Home Statistics

Illinois contains 735 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 90,470 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 74% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Illinois skilled nursing homes is 3.2 which ranks 40 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Illinois Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Illinois

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Illinois

Percent of Illinois Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Illinois Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Illinois Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Helpful Illinois Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
National Government Services
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

Wisconsin Physician Services
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, Chicago Regional Office
Local: (312) 353-7180

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Division of Insurance
Local: (312) 814-2427
Tollfree: (866) 445-5364

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 Program (SHIP)
Local: (217) 785-9021
Local TDD: (217) 524-4872
Tollfree: (800) 548-9034

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
Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Local: (217) 541-7300
Local Notes: (312) 692-3000 (Chicago Office)

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Org.
Tollfree: (888) 844-7706

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Illinois Department of Public Health
Local: (217) 782-4977

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Tollfree: (800) 226-0768
Spanish: (217) 785-8036

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Illinois Foundation for Quality Health Care
Local: (630) 571-5540
Tollfree: (800) 647-8089

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

Department of Aging of Illinois
Local: (217) 524-6911
Tollfree: (800) 252-8966
Spanish: (800) 252-8966

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Illinois Department of Public Health
Local: (217) 785-0321
Tollfree: (800) 252-4343

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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