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Cost of Mississippi Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Mississippi is $6,235 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Mississippi, the average cost is $6,692.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Louisiana$4,715
Arkansas$4,715
Alabama$5,810
Tennessee$5,840
Mississippi$6,235
U.S.$6,692

Mississippi Nursing Home Statistics

Mississippi contains 205 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 18,305 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 Mississippi skilled nursing homes is 3.1 which ranks 44 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Mississippi Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Mississippi

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Mississippi

Percent of Mississippi Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Mississippi Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Mississippi Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Mississippi? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Mississippi

Are you aware of all the Mississippi health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Mississippi Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Mississippi Department of Health
msdh.state.ms.us
Local: (601) 576-7400
Tollfree: (800) 227-7308
Are you on a low income in Mississippi and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Mississippi medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Office of the Governor of Mississippi
medicaid.ms.gov
Local: (601) 359-6050
Tollfree: (800) 421-2408
Are you familiar with the Mississippi Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

North Delta Planning & Development District, Inc./Area Agency on Aging
Batesville, MS
(662) 561-4100
Area Agency on Aging of South Delta
Greenville, MS
(662) 378-3831
North Central Area Agency on Aging
Winona, MS
(662) 283-2771
Golden Triangle Planning and Development District/Area Agency on Aging
Starkville, MS
(662) 324-7860
Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging
Pontotoc, MS
(662) 489-2415
Northeast Mississippi Planning and Development/Area Agency on Aging
Booneville, MS
(662) 728-7038
Central Mississippi Area Agency on Aging
Jackson, MS
(601) 981-1516
ECPDD/Area Agency on Aging
Newton, MS
(601) 683-2007
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District
Gulfport, MS
(228) 868-2311
Southwest Mississippi Area Agency on Aging
Natchez, MS
(601) 446-6044

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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