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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


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

Helpful Mississippi Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

Part A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.

Fiscal Intermediary
Trispan Health Services
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

Noridian Administrative Services
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

General Medicare Information

Information on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.

CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional Office
CMS, Atlanta Regional Office
Local: (404) 562-7500

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Department of Insurance of Mississippi
Local: (601) 359-3569
Tollfree: (800) 562-2957

Medigap policies, long-term care insurance, Medicare health plan choices, Medicare rights and protections, and help with filing an appeal.

SHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance Program
MS State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (601) 359-4929
Tollfree: (800) 948-3090

Health Care Facilities and Services in Your Area

Finding a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) closest to me to help me lower my health care costs. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless.

Primary Care Association
Primary Health Care of Mississippi
Local: (601) 981-1817

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Louisiana and Mississippi Hospice Organization
Local: (504) 945-2414
Tollfree: (888) 546-1500

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Mississippi Department of Health
Local: (601) 576-7400
Tollfree: (866) 458-4948

Low-income programs (such as Medicaid) to help pay medical bills.

State Medical Assistance Office
Office of the Governor of Mississippi
Local: (601) 359-6050
Tollfree: (800) 421-2408

Quality of Care/Complaints

Complaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Information and Quality Healthcare
Local: (601) 957-1575
Tollfree: (800) 844-0600

Obtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.

MS State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (601) 359-4929
Tollfree: (800) 948-3090

Where to submit a complaint about the quality of life or quality of care inside a nursing home.

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Mississippi Department of Health
Local: (601) 576-7400
Tollfree: (866) 458-4948

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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