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Cost of Maryland Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Maryland is $8,448 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Maryland, the average cost is $9,186.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Washington D.C.$8,213
West Virginia$8,562

Maryland Nursing Home Statistics

Maryland contains 226 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 27,962 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 87% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Maryland skilled nursing homes is 3.4 which ranks 28 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Maryland Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Maryland

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Maryland

Percent of Maryland Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Maryland Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Maryland Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Maryland? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Maryland

Have a complaint about a Maryland Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Maryland have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Maryland, report it to:
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Local: (410) 402-8000
Tollfree: (877) 402-8218
Tollfree TDD: (800) 735-2258
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Maryland 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:
Maryland Department of Aging -Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (410) 767-1100
Tollfree: (800) 243-3425
As a Maryland resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Maryland state department of insurance at:
Insurance Administration of Maryland
Local: (410) 468-2000
Tollfree: (800) 735-2258
Are you aware of all the Maryland health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Maryland Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Local: (410) 767-6860
Tollfree: (877) 402-8219
Tollfree TDD: (800) 735-2258
Are you on a low income in Maryland and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Maryland medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Local: (410) 767-5800
Tollfree: (800) 456-8900
Are you familiar with the Maryland Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Garrett County Community Action- Area Agency on Aging
Oakland, MD
(301) 334-9431
Allegany County Area Agency on Aging
Cumberland, MD
(301) 777-5970
Washington County Commission on Aging (Maryland Access Point)
Hagerstown, MD
(301) 790-0275
Frederick County Department of Aging
Frederick, MD
(301) 600-1605
Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Disabilities
Westminster, MD
(410) 386-3800
Baltimore County Department of Aging
Towson, MD
(410) 887-2594
Baltimore City Health Department Office of Aging and CARE Services
Baltimore, MD
(410) 396-4932
Harford County Office on Aging
Bel Air, MD
(410) 638-3025
Montgomery County Area Agency on Aging
Rockville, MD
(240) 777-3000
Office on Aging and Independence
Columbia, MD
(410) 313-1234
Anne Arundel County Department of Aging & Disabilities
Annapolis, MD
(410) 222-4464
Prince George's County Department of Family Services- Area Agency on Aging
Camp Springs, MD
(301) 265-8450
Calvert County Office on Aging
Prince Frederick, MD
(410) 535-4606
Charles County Department of Community Services
Port Tobacco, MD
(301) 934-0109
St. Mary's County Department of Aging & Human Services
Leonardtown, MD
(301) 475-4200
Upper Shore Aging, Inc.
Chestertown, MD
(410) 778-6000
Queen Anne's County Department of Aging
Centreville, MD
(410) 758-0848
Maintaining Active Citizen
Salisbury, MD
(410) 742-0505
Cecil County Department of Community Services
Elkton, MD
(410) 996-8435

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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