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Cost of New Mexico Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in New Mexico is $6,220 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In New Mexico, the average cost is $7,118.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Texas$4,258
Oklahoma$4,441
Utah$5,323
Arizona$5,840
New Mexico$6,220
U.S.$6,692
Colorado$6,996

New Mexico Nursing Home Statistics

New Mexico contains 74 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 7,212 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 80% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for New Mexico skilled nursing homes is 3.1 which ranks 43 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of New Mexico Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in New Mexico

Ownership of Nursing Homes in New Mexico

Percent of New Mexico Nursing Homes in a Hospital

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

Percent of New Mexico Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in New Mexico? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in New Mexico

Have a complaint about a New Mexico Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in New Mexico have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in New Mexico, report it to:
Department of Health of New Mexico - Bureau of Health Facility Licensing and Certification
dhi.health.state.nm.us
Local: (505) 476-9025
Tollfree: (800) 752-8649
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in New Mexico 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:
Benefits Counseling Program
nmaging.state.nm.us
Local: (505) 476-4799
Tollfree: (800) 432-2080
As a New Mexico resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the New Mexico state department of insurance at:
Department of Insurance of New Mexico
nmprc.state.nm.us
Local: (505) 827-4601
Tollfree: (888) 727-5772
Are you aware of all the New Mexico health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the New Mexico Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
New Mexico Department of Health
health.state.nm.us
Local: (505) 827-2613
Spanish: (505) 476-3656
Are you on a low income in New Mexico and having trouble covering your medical bills? The New Mexico medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Human Services of New Mexico
state.nm.us
Local: (505) 827-3100
Tollfree: (888) 997-2583
Spanish: (800) 432-6217
Are you familiar with the New Mexico Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

City of Albuquerque Bernalillo County Area Agency on Aging
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 768-2745
Non Metro Area Agency on Aging
Santa Fe, NM
(505) 395-2668

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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