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Cost of Nebraska Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Nebraska is $5,982 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Nebraska, the average cost is $6,631.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Dakota$6,064

Nebraska Nursing Home Statistics

Nebraska contains 214 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 15,612 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 73% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Nebraska skilled nursing homes is 3.5 which ranks 27 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Nebraska Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Nebraska

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Nebraska

Percent of Nebraska Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Nebraska Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Nebraska Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Nebraska? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Nebraska

Have a complaint about a Nebraska Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Nebraska have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Nebraska, report it to:
Health and Human Services of Nebraska - Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division
Local: (402) 471-3324
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Nebraska 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:
Dept of Health and Human Services of Nebraska - Division of Medicaid & Long Term Care
Local: (402) 471-2307
Tollfree: (800) 942-7830
As a Nebraska resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Nebraska state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of Nebraska - Consumer Service Division
Local: (402) 471-2201
Tollfree: (800) 234-7119
Are you aware of all the Nebraska health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Nebraska Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System
Local: (402) 471-3121
Tollfree: (855) 632-7633
Are you on a low income in Nebraska and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Nebraska medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System
Local: (402) 471-3121
Tollfree: (855) 632-7633
Tollfree TDD: (800) 833-7352
Are you familiar with the Nebraska Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
Omaha, NE
(402) 444-6536
Aging Partners
Lincoln, NE
(402) 441-7070
Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging
Norfolk, NE
(402) 370-3454
Midland Area Agency on Aging
Hastings, NE
(402) 463-4565
Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging
Beatrice, NE
(402) 223-1376
West Central Nebraska Area Agency on Aging
North Platte, NE
(308) 535-8195
Aging Office of Western Nebraska
Scottsbluff, NE
(308) 635-0851
South Central Nebraska Area Agency on Aging
Kearney, NE
(308) 234-1851

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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