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Cost of Indiana Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Indiana is $6,540 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Indiana, the average cost is $7,604.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Indiana Nursing Home Statistics

Indiana contains 546 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 52,919 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 73% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Indiana skilled nursing homes is 3.4 which ranks 33 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Indiana Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Indiana

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Indiana

Percent of Indiana Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Indiana Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Indiana Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Indiana? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Indiana

Have a complaint about a Indiana Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Indiana have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Indiana, report it to:
Department of Health of Indiana - Long Term Care Division
Local: (317) 233-7289
Tollfree: (800) 246-8909
Spanish: (317) 234-3192
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Indiana 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:
Division of Aging
Local: (317) 232-7134
Tollfree: (800) 622-4484
As a Indiana resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Indiana state department of insurance at:
Indiana Department of Insurance - Consumer Service Division
Local: (317) 232-2395
Tollfree: (800) 622-4461
Are you aware of all the Indiana health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Indiana Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Indiana State Department of Health
Local: (317) 233-1325
Are you on a low income in Indiana and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Indiana medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Family and Social Services Administration of Indiana
Local: (317) 233-4454
Tollfree: (800) 403-0864
Are you familiar with the Indiana Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Northwest Indiana Community Action
Crown Point, IN
(219) 794-1829
REAL Services
South Bend, IN
(574) 284-2644
Aging and In-Home Services Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 745-1200
Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.
Lafayette, IN
(765) 447-7683
Area Five Area Agency on Aging & Community Services, Inc.
Logansport, IN
(574) 722-4451
LifeStream Services, Inc.
Yorktown, IN
(765) 759-1121
Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled/WCIEDD, Inc.
Terre Haute, IN
(812) 238-1561
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 254-5465
Area 10 Agency on Aging
Ellettsville, IN
(812) 876-3383
Thrive Alliance
Columbus, IN
(812) 372-6918
LifeTime Resources, Inc.
Dillsboro, IN
(812) 432-5215
Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging and Disability
Vincennes, IN
(812) 888-5880
Evansville, IN
(812) 464-7800
LifeSpan Resources, Inc.
New Albany, IN
(812) 948-8330
Hoosier Uplands/Area 15 Agency on Aging
Mitchell, IN
(812) 849-4457

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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