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Cost of New Jersey Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in New Jersey is $9,733 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In New Jersey, the average cost is $10,646.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Jersey$9,733
New York$10,980

New Jersey Nursing Home Statistics

New Jersey contains 364 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 52,476 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 84% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for New Jersey skilled nursing homes is 3.9 which ranks 4 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of New Jersey Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in New Jersey

Ownership of Nursing Homes in New Jersey

Percent of New Jersey Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of New Jersey Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of New Jersey Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in New Jersey

Helpful New Jersey Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

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

Fiscal Intermediary
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (d.b.a. Riverbend Government Benefits Administrators)
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

Empire Medicare 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, New York Regional Office
Local: (212) 616-2222

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Insurance Department of New Jersey - Consumer Service Division
Local: (609) 292-7272
Tollfree: (800) 446-7467

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
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (877) 222-3737
Tollfree: (800) 792-8820

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 Care Association of New Jersey
Local: (609) 689-9930

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Hospice and Palliative Care Organization of New Jersey
Local: (908) 233-0060

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (609) 292-7837
Tollfree: (800) 367-6543

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

State Medical Assistance Office
Department of Human Services of New Jersey
Local: (609) 588-2600
Tollfree: (800) 356-1561
Spanish: (800) 356-1561

Quality of Care/Complaints

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

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
Health Care Quality Strategies
Local: (732) 238-5570
Tollfree: (800) 624-4557

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

Long Term Care Ombudsman of New Jersey
Local: (609) 943-4023
Tollfree: (877) 582-6995

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

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (609) 633-8991
Tollfree: (800) 792-9770

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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