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Cost of Montana Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Montana is $6,388 per month.

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

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

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

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Dakota$6,064
North Dakota$8,365

Montana Nursing Home Statistics

Montana contains 74 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 6,471 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 65% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Montana skilled nursing homes is 3.5 which ranks 23 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Montana Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Montana

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Montana

Percent of Montana Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Montana Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Montana Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Montana? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Montana

Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Montana 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:
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services-Division of Child and Adult Health Resources
Local: (406) 444-4077
Local TDD: (406) 444-2540
Tollfree: (800) 332-2272
Are you aware of all the Montana health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Montana Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services-Division of Child and Adult Health Resources
Local: (406) 444-4540
Tollfree: (800) 362-8312
Are you on a low income in Montana and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Montana medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services-Division of Child and Adult Health Resources
Tollfree: (800) 362-8312
Are you familiar with the Montana Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Area 1 Area Agency on Aging/Action for Eastern Montana
Glendive, MT
(406) 377-3564
Area II Agency on Aging
Roundup, MT
(406) 323-1320
North Central Area Agency on Aging
Conrad, MT
(406) 271-7553
Rocky Mountain Area IV Area Agency on Aging
Helena, MT
(406) 447-1680
Area V Area Agency on Aging
Butte, MT
(406) 782-5555
Western Montana Area VI Area Agency on Aging
Polson, MT
(406) 883-7284
Area VIII Agency on Aging
Great Falls, MT
(406) 454-6990
Area IX Area Agency on Aging
Kalispell, MT
(406) 758-5730
Area X Agency on Aging/Hill County Council on Aging
Havre, MT
(406) 265-5464
Missoula Aging Services
Missoula, MT
(406) 728-7682

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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