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Cost of Missouri Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Missouri is $4,639 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Missouri, the average cost is $5,064.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Missouri Nursing Home Statistics

Missouri contains 517 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 53,663 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 72% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Missouri skilled nursing homes is 3.3 which ranks 39 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Missouri Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Missouri

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Missouri

Percent of Missouri Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Missouri Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Missouri Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Missouri? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Missouri

Have a complaint about a Missouri Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Missouri have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Missouri, report it to:
Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline of Missouri
Local: (573) 751-4842
Tollfree: (800) 392-0210
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Missouri 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 Missouri
Local: (573) 526-0727
Tollfree: (800) 309-3282
As a Missouri resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Missouri state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of Missouri - Consumer Service Division
Local: (573) 751-2640
Tollfree: (800) 726-7390
Are you aware of all the Missouri health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Missouri Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Local: (573) 751-6400
Are you on a low income in Missouri and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Missouri medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Social Services of Missouri - MO HealthNet Division
Local: (573) 751-3425
Tollfree: (855) 373-4636
Are you familiar with the Missouri Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Senior Age Area Agency on Aging
Springfield, MO
(417) 862-0762
Aging Matters- Southeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging
Cape Girardeau, MO
(573) 335-3331
Care Connection for Aging Services
Warrensburg, MO
(660) 747-3107
Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging
Albany, MO
(660) 726-3800
Northeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging
Kirksville, MO
(660) 665-4682
Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging
Columbia, MO
(573) 443-5823
Mid-America Regional Council
Kansas City, MO
(816) 474-4240
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Manchester, MO
(636) 207-0847
Saint Louis Area Agency on Aging
Saint Louis, MO
(314) 612-5918
Area Agency on Aging- Region X
Joplin, MO
(417) 781-7562

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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