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Cost of Kansas Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Kansas is $5,019 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Kansas, the average cost is $5,475.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Oklahoma$4,441
Missouri$4,639
Kansas$5,019
Nebraska$5,982
U.S.$6,692
Colorado$6,996

Kansas Nursing Home Statistics

Kansas contains 336 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 23,539 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 Kansas skilled nursing homes is 3.4 which ranks 31 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Kansas Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Kansas

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Kansas

Percent of Kansas Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Kansas Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Kansas Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Kansas? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Kansas

Have a complaint about a Kansas Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Kansas have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Kansas, report it to:
Department of Aging and Disability Services
ksadrc.org
Local: (785) 296-4986
Local TDD: (785) 291-3167
Tollfree: (800) 432-3535
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Kansas 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:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of Kansas
kansasombudsman.ks.gov
Local: (785) 296-3017
Tollfree: (877) 662-8362
As a Kansas resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Kansas state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of Kansas
ksinsurance.org
Local: (785) 296-7850
Tollfree: (800) 432-2484
Are you aware of all the Kansas health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Kansas Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Department of Aging and Disability Services
agingkansas.org
Local: (785) 296-4986
Tollfree: (800) 432-3535
Are you on a low income in Kansas and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Kansas medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
DCR (Fomerly Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services of Kansas)
kdheks.gov
Local: (785) 296-3981
Tollfree: (800) 766-9012
Are you familiar with the Kansas Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Wyandotte/Leavenworth AAA/Aging & Disability Resource Center
Kansas City, KS
(913) 573-8531
Central Plains Area Agency on Aging
Wichita, KS
(316) 660-7298
Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Hays, KS
(785) 628-8204
Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging
Topeka, KS
(785) 235-1367
Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Chanute, KS
(620) 431-2980
Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Dodge City, KS
(620) 225-8230
East Central Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center
Ottawa, KS
(785) 242-7200
North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Manhattan, KS
(785) 776-9294
Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Hiawatha, KS
(785) 742-7152
South Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Arkansas City, KS
(620) 442-0268
Johnson County Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center
Olathe, KS
(913) 715-8861

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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